Forchbahn Be 4/4 51(Forch railway) descending the steep grade at Burgwies
This northbound multimodal train is leaving the Airolo station siding track and entering the Gotthard tunnel. The photographer stands on a road that was built right over the tunnel entrance, thus ... (more)
Viewed from above, this is the control stand of the 1950-built CC 20001, an early 25KV 50Hz 6-axle engine, able to work at much reduced power under 1.5KV DC. The "driving wheel" is the throttle wh... (more)
Forchbahn (Forch railway) descends from Hegibach towards the downtown of Zurich.
Between Stadelhofen and Rehalp, the Forchbahn trains use the tracks of the tram system, owned by the Verkehrsbetri... (more)
Unknown VT 628 as Regionalbahn Erzingen - Schaffhausen.
Re 6/6 11670 "Affoltern am Albis" with a intermodal container train near Rotkreuz on the track to north.
June 22nd, 2013
The gravel is ready for the tracks of the touristic train from the route Les Montuires - (little panoramic train) Lac d'Emosson. The gauge is 600mm
This electric shunter is an amazing quad-voltage engine. 10 units were built in 1962-63. They were specially designed for service in frontier stations (Swiss-France and Swiss-Italy), although most... (more)
Bombardier TRAXX MS2e 186 904 and 909 of Crossrail (rented from Macquarie Rail, former CB Rail) with train 40125 from Zeebrugge Ramskapelle/Belgium to Milano Smistamento/Italy in the "photo c... (more)
Re 420 "LION" # 228 and Re 6/6 11664 on the Kellerbach bridge on the uppermost level of the loops near Wassen.
Re 474 002 and 003 of the SBB, usually running from the south of Switzerland into Italy only, on a transfer run over the Gotthard line near Wassen.
Tilt train ETR 470 of Trenitalia as Eurocity 315 from Zürich to Mîlan on the upper Meienreuss bridge, leaving Leggistein loop tunnel.
Re 4/4 II # 11109 in the "Swiss Express" paint scheme of the 1970' is pulling Interregio 2272 from Locarno to Zürich near Wassen.
The new fire fighting and rescue train (LRZ 14) from Erstfeld on a test drive on the upper Meienreuss bridge. The new 4 car self propelled diesel train was built primarily for the Gotthard base tu... (more)
VBZ 2020 on the way to downtown Zurich