Tilting train (RABe 503 018 (ETR-610 second series) is ready to depart shortly from Venice to Geneva, Switzerland as Eurocity EC 42.
The second train of the new "Giruno" type RABe 501 # 002 from Stadler Rail for the SBB made the first brake test runs on the Thur valley mainline between Sulgen and Romanshorn this day. ... (more)
On this day, the second "Giruno" highspeed train for the SBB, RABe 501 # 002, made it's first brake test runs on the Thur valley mainline between Sulgen and Romanshorn. When the train left the Sta... (more)
Re 421 # 391 is pulling a parcel mail train to Härkingen on the Jura south foot line between Wangen an der Aare and Niederbipp.
Re 420 "LION" # 223 is pulling the short nonstop Intercity 590 from Zürich to Basel on the Hauenstein line between Tecknau and Gelterkinden. The first car is a cab car Bt, unusual in thi... (more)
Re 460 # 105 in the attractive paint scheme for the VSLF (Verband Schweizer Lokomotivführer und Anwärter/ Union of Swiss locomotive engineers and aspirants) is pulling the Intercity 1075 from Base... (more)
Re 4/4 II # 11133 from the first series, with the SBB signet on the front (former Swiss Express paint scheme), is pulling the nonstop Intercity 775 from Basel to Zürich over the Hauenstein line.
Interlocking towers and signal boxes of the SBB are rather modern and technologically advanced generally, with 4 large operation centers supervising and controlling nearly the whole network. But t... (more)
The diesel powered infrastructure measuring vehicle XTmass 99 85 9 160 001 is on a test run over the Jura south foot mainline near Niederbipp.
Re 620 # 030 is pullling 3 cars of the former "Cisalpino" ETR 470 # 009 from Wiler, where they were stabled the last months, via Gotthard to Chiasso. The cars were sold to Italy as spare... (more)
Re 620 # 045 "Colombier" is pulling the empty tank car train 69572 from Zollikofen to Basel shunting yard on the Hauenstein line between Tecknau and Gelterkinden.
Old Gotthard mountain line: Headed from Re 4/4 11XXX, IR 2425 Zürich main station-Locarno just climbs up the uppermost level at Wassen and will reach soon Göschenen. In the background on the right... (more)
Rare opportunity to see a loco hauled train on the Rhine fall bridge - an unknown Re 4/4 II leads diverted IC 30281 from Singen to Zurich
Re 4/4 II 420 139 passes Marthalen area with diverted IC 30182 Zurich - Stuttgart.
Today history: The ICN RABe 500 017 "Alice Rivaz" tilting train drives down the old Gotthard main line and just crosses the middle "Meienreussbrücke" at Wassen. In the backgro... (more)