The shunting yard Schaffhausen is a good example for the decline of rail freight traffic. There are just some parked freight cars, the rest of the tracks are empty.
Dense traffic on the Gotthard line near Pollegio, which has 5 tracks in this section. In the foreground, on the siding track of the new Gotthard Base Tunnel (GBT) line, we can see an ICN tilting t... (more)
On 1st of june, two weeks from now, the world's longest railway tunnel, the 57 kilometer long Gotthard Base Tunnel (GBT) through the Alps from Biasca to Erstfeld will be officially inaugurated. We... (more)
Testrun for the innauguration of the new Gotthard Base Tunnel (GBT) on 1th of June 2016. In front of the operation center sud (Betriebszentrale Süd) of the SBB in Pollegio, a Intercity tilt train ... (more)
Re 4/4 II # 11132 and # 11140 with the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express (VSOE) near Erstfeld.
Climbing the Gotthard Line.
Brünnen as landscape.
A small freight passes Allmendingen. The front pantograph seems to have a malfunction as it is not touching the cathenery.
Beautiful colors and commuter train line S 8 near Wallisellen in the evening sun
Double deck Intercity from Winterthur toward Zürich passes a construction area near Bassersdorf
Re 460 # 032 is pushing Eurocity 7 Hamburg Altona - Interlaken Ost along the Thunersee above Faulensee near Spiez.
Re 460 # 080 with publicity paint scheme for the MIGROS (large Swiss retailer) is pulling the Intercity 809 from Brig to Romanshorn along the pond at Riedt.
Re 460 # 032 with the Intercity 982 from Interlaken Ost to Basel SBB via Bern is rolling along Lake Thun near Einigen. In the background from left Schreckhorn (4078 m), Eiger (3970 m), Mönch (4107... (more)