Re 4/4ii 11302 passes through the closed station at Wassen with the 11:45 Locarno-Basel
Times go by. The former pride of the SBB, Gotthard locomotives Ae 6/6 11417 "Fribourg" with 4416 kW (round 6000 HP), built in 1958 by SLM, BBC and MFO, and # 11503 "Payerne", cannibalized and vand... (more)
Re 4/4ii 11209 rounds the lower curve at Wassen with IR2173 12:03 Basel-Locarno
Test run in multiple of doubledeck trainsets RABe 511 009 (six car ZVV version for S-Bahn Zürich) and 511 109 (4 car RegioExpress version for service in the Lausanne/Geneva region) in Weinfelden.
A Re 460 with an EW IV push-pull train is crossing the Grandfey viaduct over the Schiffenen lake.
The swans were a little more than a lucky coincidence - we had no bread to attract ... (more)
Radio test train with an EW I BDt cabcar, the raidio test coach X 60 85 99-73 109-8 and the pushing Re 4/4 II 11154 on the Bözberg norht ramp. The test coach is equipped with measurement receivers... (more)
Modern traction for SBB Cargo. Eem 923 003 "Stählibuck, 001 "Heitern" and 002 "Brestenegg" for testing of multiple service, on the left diesel locomotive Am 843 059 running with a freight to Winte... (more)
Churchill Pfeil (Churchill Arrow) RAe 4/8 1021, built in 1939, got a revision shortly with new painting and looks brilliant like new. The double electric railcar got it's name when the british pri... (more)
Three units (Re 6/6 and Re 4/4 II at the front plus an additional Re 4/4 II pushing at the rear) with a total power of 17200 kW make short work of this 1500 ton oil train, hauling it uphill at 80 ... (more)
A class 470 ascends Gotthard in the late afternoon light, destined for Italy. Because of the high peaks surrounding the location, this shot is only available for a few months in the summer.
The RABDe 500 tilting train Basle - Lugano moving up the Gotthard northern ramp. In the background the village of Gurtnellen.
With the peaks of the Eiger (3970M), Mönch (4107M) and Jungfrau (4158M) dominating the skyline, 460000 approaches the Swiss capital, Bern with an Inter City service
With Thunersee and the Berner Oberland behind, 460025 is seen passing Faulensee with IC986 17:00 Interlaken Ost-Basel
A permanent way gang stand aside as one of the troubled SBB, former Cisalpino, ETR 470 tilting trainsets No 8 'Insubrico' passes Kandersteg running south empty over the Lotschberg line when its no... (more)