On Southern ramp of Gotthard line A northbound Interregio with 450 004-2 has left Polmengo Tunnel and is crossing river Ticino on an arch Bridge to drive trough Bosceerina Tunnel after a few meter... (more)
Diesel locomotive Am 843 # 014 of SBB infrastructure on the Gotthard mountain line below Gurtnellen, with a very special car: The Xas 99 85 9383 231-9 with a folded gate for the Gotthard Base Tunn... (more)
Northbound freight train on the Gotthard ramp below Gurtnellen with the "Snow White" Re 420 # 268 "Gottardo 2016" with name Erstfeld and Re 620 # 055 "Cossonay". The ... (more)
Back in the days.... In 1997, Sisikon at Lake Lucerne is still free of any noise protecting walls. In 1997, SBB is not spilt up between "Cargo" and "Personenverkehr". In 1997, ... (more)
On 1st june 2016, the world's longest railway tunnel, the 57 kilometer (about 35.8 miles) long Gotthard Base Tunnel between Rynächt (north of Erstfeld, Uri) and Pollegio (south of Bodio, Ticino) w... (more)
Gravel train from Hüntwangen to Sigirino (construction site of the future Ceneri Base Tunnel, due to open in december 2020) with Re 4/4 II # 11270 (Re 420 270) and Re 6/6 # 11614 "Meilen"... (more)
Re 4/4 II # 11244 and 11157 are pulling the heavy 17 cars of the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express (VSOE) Calais-Paris-Basel-Chiasso-Venice over the 120 meter long Secken viaduct on the Gotthard north... (more)
Fire fighting and rescue train "LRZ14" of Erstfeld is crossing the 40 meter long Intschialpbach bridge on the Gotthard north ramp during a training run from Gurtnellen to Flüelen.
It is not the new observation car of SBB : The Siemens doubledeck commuter trainset 514 046 is for repair in Olten.
Usually no long-distance and freight trains are running on the line Winterthur - Schaffhausen. An interruption near Zurich was the reason, that Intercity 280 Zürich – Stuttgart was diverted and cr... (more)
A diverted freigth train Schaffhauen - Konstanz – Singen (Hohentwiel) along of a part of Lake Constance.
Re 420 # 268 "Erstfeld" with special paint scheme "Gottardo 2016" is pulling the Red Arrow "Churchill-Pfeil" RAe 4/8 # 1021 from Erstfeld to Brunnen, from where the e... (more)
An Re 10/10, led by Re 6/6 11664 passing Wassen with a container train and at the end of the consist Ae 6/6 - 11411. Luckily an RABDe 500 didn´t ruin the image.
The Gotthard Base Tunnel test train passing Rotkreuz after being stationed at Fluelen for a few days.
On 1st june 2016, the world's longest railway tunnel was officialy inaugurated, the 57 kilometer long Gotthard Base Tunnel (GBT) through the Alps from near Erstfeld in Uri to south of Bodio in Tic... (more)