Re 6/6 # 11676 "Zurzach" is probably the best kept of the series and a welcome sight. She is pulling a southbound freight, together with a Re 4/4 II, on the uppermost level at Wassen.
Very special visitor place: We are in the access tunnel from Amsteg into the Gotthardbasistunnel (world wide longest railway tunnel, 57 km, from Erstfeld to Biasca, opening for the trains in decem... (more)
Southbound intermodal of the Gotthard line in Flüelen, pulled by Re 4/4 II # 11348 and Re 620 # 061 "Gampel-Steg". In the background the catholic church from 1912 (rather young) and the ... (more)
From change of timetable in december 2016, the Eurocity 12 from Milan to Zürich (a high speed tilting train ETR 610 of the SBB) will not run on this track from the Gotthard mountain line anymore, ... (more)
Random meeting of the northbound Interregio 2332 Locarno-Basel with Re 4/4 II # 11192 and the last green Re 4/4 II of the passenger division, # 11161, on the middle Meienreuss bridge at Wassen.
Re 4/4 II # 11341 and Re 6/6 # 11671 "Othmarsingen" leaving the 1090 meter long Leggistein loop tunnel and crossing the 54 meter long upper Meienreuss bridge at Wassen with a southbound ... (more)
The fire-fighting and rescue train of type "LRZ 08" with leading equipment unit XTmas 9177 004 with name and blazon of "Lausanne" is temporary based in Erstfeld, and now on a p... (more)
Highspeed tilting train ETR 610 # 007 of the SBB is running as Eurocity 13 from Zürich to Milan on the uppermost level of the loops of Wassen.
The situation on the 57 kilometer long Gotthard Base Tunnel north portal at Rynächt near Erstfeld, viewed from about 400 meter above the valley floor. The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express (VSOE) pull... (more)
View down from the mountain on the 4 tracks at Rynächt going to the Gotthard. The outer tracks are coming from/going to the Gotthard mountain line (Erstfeld), the two tracks in the middle to the G... (more)
Massive power of about 33840 HP pulling a northbound freight at Rynächt near Erstfeld. Re 420 # 329 (Re 4/4 II 11329), Re 620 # 065 "Ziegelbrücke", an unknown Re 4/4 II and Re 6/6 # 11672 "Balerna... (more)
The articulated lowfloor trainset "Flirt" RABe 523 # 002 was one of the first of the large series, built for the "Stadbahn Zug" from 2004 and is in service now for about 12 yea... (more)
Southbound Hupac intermodal train in the "staircase" of the Biascina, with Re 620 # 069 "Hägendorf" and a Re 4/4 II in multiple, called a "Re 10/10".
Fire fighting and rescue train "LRZ 14" (Lösch- und Rettungszug Baujahr 2014) Xtmas 9174 022 with name and blazon of "Biasca". For the Gotthard line including the new Base Tunn... (more)
Testrun with the "MEWA 12" radio maesurement car X # 60 85 99-73 109-8 and locomotives Re 4/4 II # 11172 and # 11198 in the Biaschina, with middle and upper level of the "staircase... (more)