Highspeed tilting train ETR 470 004 of Trenitalia as Eurocity 21 from Zürich to Milan is passing the churches of San Nicolao (12th century) and San Michele in Giornico, on the south ramp of the go... (more)
Highspeed tilting train ETR 470 008 of Trenitalia as Eurocity 15 from Zürich to Milan with the church of Wassen.
Re 4/4 II # 11128 from the first series is pulling Interregio 2313 Basel - Locarno on hte middle level of the loops of Wassen.
Spectacular view on the short leg between Leggistein loop and Strahlloch tunnels near Wassen, when Giugiaro designed highspeed tilting train ETR 610 is rounding the curve, on the way as Eurocity 1... (more)
Engineer Sigi on the throttle on the footplate of canadian built "Mikado" 141 R 1244 between Rothrist and Aarburg-Oftringen, pulling only steamlocomotive 001 150-2 of Eisenbahnstiftung J... (more)
The steamtrain up the south ramp of the Gotthard line with "Mikado" 141 R 1244 made a short stop for water in Faido.
Running up the Gotthard line on a grade of about 2.6 % below Faido, the "Mikado" 141 R 1244 is meeting two Re 4/4 II with the beautiful Venice Simplon-Orient-Express (VSOE), which is on ... (more)
"Crocodile" Ce 6/8 II # 14253 from Erstfeld, built in 1919 by SLM and MFO, on the way back home from Locarno with a charter train, passing the churches of San Nicolao (12th century, left... (more)
Two icons of the Gotthard line, the little church of Wassen and the "Crocodile" from Erstfeld. Ce 6/8 II # 14253 with a charter train from Erstfeld to Locarno on the middle level of the ... (more)
The steamtrain with "Mikado" 141 R 1244 made a short stop for water in Faido, while Re 460 046 is entering the station with the Interregio 2315 from Basel to Locarno.
All workers stopped track rebuilding to make videos with their smartphones of the steamtrain which is thundering up the Gotthard south ramp in Rodi-Fiesso station.
"Mikado" 141 R 1244 is ready for departure with her 6 car train from Bellinzona over the Gotthard line to Erstfeld.
Engineer Sigi on the throttle of "Mikado" 141 R 1244, a canadian built, former french railways 2-8-2 with about 3000 HP and 100 km/h max velocity.
Fireman Stefan on the right side of the cab of former french railways "Mikado" 141 R 1244 is responsible for the haevy fuel oil fire, water and steam pressure. The 2-8-2 locomotive has a... (more)
On the last leg of the 5 days journey, from Brugg (AG) to Basel Bad Bf, then with the IGE 7 car train over Bözberg, Lucerne and Gotthard to Lugano and Chiasso on the south border of Switzerland, a... (more)