"Crocodile" Ce 6/8 II # 14253 from Erstfeld, built in 1919 by SLM and MFO, on the way back home from Locarno with a charter train, passing the churches of San Nicolao (12th century, left... (more)
Two icons of the Gotthard line, the little church of Wassen and the "Crocodile" from Erstfeld. Ce 6/8 II # 14253 with a charter train from Erstfeld to Locarno on the middle level of the ... (more)
The steamtrain with "Mikado" 141 R 1244 made a short stop for water in Faido, while Re 460 046 is entering the station with the Interregio 2315 from Basel to Locarno.
All workers stopped track rebuilding to make videos with their smartphones of the steamtrain which is thundering up the Gotthard south ramp in Rodi-Fiesso station.
"Mikado" 141 R 1244 is ready for departure with her 6 car train from Bellinzona over the Gotthard line to Erstfeld.
Engineer Sigi at the throttle of "Mikado" 141 R 1244, a canadian built, former french railways 2-8-2 with about 3000 HP and 100 km/h max velocity.
Fireman Stefan on the right side of the cab of former french railways "Mikado" 141 R 1244 is responsible for the haevy fuel oil fire, water and steam pressure. The 2-8-2 locomotive has a... (more)
On the last leg of the 5 days journey, from Brugg (AG) to Basel Bad Bf, then with the IGE 7 car train over Bözberg, Lucerne and Gotthard to Lugano and Chiasso on the south border of Switzerland, a... (more)
The last day of the 5 day steam journey of the IGE Train from Frankfurt over the Gotthard line to Lugano/Chiasso and back. "Mikado" 141 R 1244 and "Pacific" 01 150 are crossing... (more)
Gotthard locomotive Ae 6/6 # 11407 "Aargau" on her home rails, making the rear of train 30014 from Bellinzona to Erstfeld with steamlocomotive 141 R 1244 in front.
German express train steamlocomotive 01 202 (4-6-2 Pacific) is leaving Lenzburg after a short stop, with the train from Erstfeld to Lyss/BE. On the left RABe 520 001 bound for Zofingen.
Re 4/4 # 185 and another of the same series of the BLS with the steel train from Emmenbrücke to Lecco/Italy, meeting the "Mikado" steamlocomotive 141 R 1244, which made a stop for taking... (more)
"Mikado" 141 R 1244 in Airolo, the southern portal of the Gotthard tunnel. The 6 car train from Bellinzona to Erstfeld made a stop to take water. In the rear of the train Ae 6/6 # 11407 ... (more)
The two german "Pacific" express train steamlocomotives 01 202 and 01 150 are slowly rolling backward into the track to take water, before tackling the grade of the Gotthard line.
"Mikado" 141 R 1244 is ready to go back to her train after taking water in Erstfeld, observed by a huge crowd.