ICN tilting train 500 029 Eduard Spelterini emerges from the gotthard tunnel. This is the "old" 15km-long tunnel built between 1872 and 1881. A new 57km-long "basis" tunnel is ... (more)
A steam postcard from Switzerland
(with lots of tourists at the windows)
The Alpine Classic Pullmann Express (Zermatt to St Moritz "Private deluxe train")
+ the Alps and a sunny weather
The Alpine Classic Pullmann Express, a Zermatt to St Moritz "Private deluxe train" on the rack section above Andermatt.
The Ouigo TGV is the low cost TGV service of the SNCF. It is seen here competing with the APRR-managed "A6" motorway - a major road linking Paris with ... (more)
The 705 at 20:34
This meter-gauge B-B-B dates from 1965 and its max power is 2400 HP.
The ubiquitous Swiss ground signal. On the picture, it displays a "closed" indication.
The Landquart yard at night fall with the engine shed on the left. These large facilities are all for the meter-gauge "Rhätische Bahn" railroad.
ICN 036 Minister Kern starts its descent of the south side of the St Gotthard and makes for a good and colorful Swiss postcard, with the mountain range it just crossed in the background. It is run... (more)
A good oldie from France for a change, and with a beloved CC 7100 at that!
Passengers are waiting for the next train while older gentlemen play cards in the "ristorante", as the night is falling.
Chiavenna is the last station... (more)