Sun is setting early these days. And on a otherwise rather grey day, the sun came out just at the right time, when french steam engines 241 A 65 (located in Full, Switzerland) and 241 P 17 (locate... (more)
Drivers of rescue trains have to keep their knowledge on a high level. Therefore these trains often can be seen everywhere, although there is no emergency. Am 843 019 is taking the rescue train of... (more)
Oltimer Eb 3/5 5819 can't be seen too often. But in Summer 2008, SBB Historic had a charter train, going to Interlaken on rather unusual ways. Here the steam engine is about to pass Uetendorf on i... (more)
In September 2007, SBB celebrated 125 Years since the opening of Gotthard Tunnel.
A special train for VIP's and Press was made, pulled by two Re 484. Both locomotives were acutally built for frei... (more)
Re 6/6 11610 is pulling a train with empty petrol waggons over the Aare River, as it's passing the old hospital and is about to pass the Station of Solothurn West
Swiss TV is making a series on the history of Gotthard and the different ways over and through the mountain. One possibility was by train, therefore a Steam Train was chartered. Mighty "Eleph... (more)
Usually Be 4/6 12332 can be found inside the traffic museum in Lucerne. A few years ago though the oldtimer was restored at the depot in Erstfeld for some time.
In March 2012, it started the way... (more)
Re 620 088, the only one in "XRail" painting, is taking the empty gravel train 67892 back from St.Gallen to Hüntwangen and is just passing the small station of Müllheim-Wigoltingen.
SBB Historic's Ae 3/5 10217 can't be seen too often. In June 2014 it took a extra train from Biel to Konolfingen.
ETR 610 001 as Train 17 passes the Church "San Nicola" (built in 12th century) in Gironico on the way from Zurich to Milano.
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)
The first ever locomotive of Switzerland was D 1/3 1 "Limmat", bulit in 1847 and withdrawn about 20 years later. For the festivities "100 Years of Railways" SBB rebulit it and ... (more)
Historic Diesel Locomotive Bm 4/4 II can't be seen too often in Eastern Switzerland. Not now and also not during their regular work many years ago. It might have been the first time ever, that the... (more)
In 1997 Switzerland celebrated "150 years of Railways in Switzerland". Many festivities took place all over the country and all the historic locomotives could be seen everywhere - long b... (more)
A rather rare sihgt on Saturdays are gravel trains. Re 6/6 11624 (with missing blazon of "Rothrist") and Re 421 393 have passed Gotthard and are on the way back with their empty train to... (more)