Re 485 017 of BLS and 185 52. of ATC (Alpha Trains) with train 43003 from Duisburg Rheinhausen/Germany to Pomezia San Palomba/Italy in the "photo curve" in Wassen.
Re 420 "LION" # 228 on test run, together with Re 6/6 # 11664 "Köniz", Re 4/4 II # 11339 and Re 4/4 II # 11321 as pusher are tackling the 2.6 % grade of the Gotthard north ramp near Wassen with tr... (more)
Bombardier TRAXX AC3 LM (=Last mile) 187 008 and 006 of Railpool, rented to BLS Cargo, with train 49005 from Emmenbrücke to Lecco in Italy, on the Gotthard north ramp near Wassen. The load are ste... (more)
Inter City tilt train ICN RABDe 500 010 "Robert Walser", leaving Leggistein loop tunnel and crossing upper Meienreuss bridge, running as ICN 865 from Zürich to Lugano over the Gotthard m... (more)
This diminutive standard gauge steamlocomotive E 2/2 # 3 "Zephir" was the oldest which was operated in Switzerland this year. It was built by Krauss & Cie./Munich in 1874 for the Bödelib... (more)
Two cogwheel railcars Bhe 1/2 of the Pilatusbahn are climbing through the rock face of the Esel (donkey) mountain on a grade of up to 48.0 %. The 125 years old, world's steepest cogwheel railway g... (more)
80 centimeter gauge track of the Pilatusbahn with the Locher cogwheel system, going through the rock face of the Esel (donkey) mountain in a grade of up to 48.0 %, seen from the rear cab of a slo... (more)
Crossing station Aemsigen halfway up to Pilatus Kulm on the world's steepest (48.0 %) cogwheel railway system Locher. The photographer is in the rear cab of the last of 4 downriding railcars, whic... (more)
Electric railcar Bhe 1/2 # 26 of the world's steepest cogwheel railway from Alpnachstad to Pilatus, below the summit station, with Matthorn mountain (2041 m a.s.l.) on the right. The yellow shield... (more)
Bombardier TRAXX locomotive 145 059 of DB Schenker is leaving Basel SBB RB shunting yard with a train to Germany.
Locomotive 185 515 (Bombardier Traxx) of Alpha Trains (former Angel Trains Cargo), rented to Railtraxx from Antwerpen, is leaving Basel SBB RB with a freight train direction Germany.
Four electric railcars are following each other on sight distance (about 1 minute or 300 meter) on the world's steepest cogwheel railway from Alpnachstad up to Pilatus Kulm. In the background Lake... (more)
Electric railcar Bhe 1/2 # 26 of the world's steepest cogwheel railway to Pilatus, crossing the rock face of the "Esel" (donkey) mountain on a grade of up to 48.0 %.
Aemsigen is the crossing station halfway on the ride up to Pilatus summit. The up or down going railcars are meeting each other regularly every 45 minutes, each "train" consist of severa... (more)
Re 485 016 of the BLS with a "Rolling Highway" (ROLA) train of "ralpin" from Novara/Italy to Freiburg/Germany, rolling through Basel RB shunting yard.