The old electric railcar Be 4/6 1616 is leaving Saint Maurice with a local train for Saint Gingolph, near the French border on the south shore of the Léman Lake (aka Geneva Lake).
The B... (more)
In Saint Maurice, the old electric railcar Be 4/6 1616 will soon leave the station with a local train for Saint Gingolph, near the French border on the south shore of the Léman Lake (aka Geneva La... (more)
Ae 4/7 11016 and Ae 6/6 11467 « Zofingen » team up, both manned, to climb from Lausanne to Bern with a heavy freight. This train either had an Ae 3/6 or an Ae 4/7 helper in front of an Ae 6/6 ever... (more)
The former SBB Re 4/4 I (constructed in 1946), now owned and operated by Trans Rail, is on a transfer run from Le Locle to Schaffhausen with a freigth car type "Tbis".
The Ae 4/6 #10812 leads a short mixed passenger and freight train on the north grade of the St Gotthard. The Ae 4/6 was a short series of twelve 5540HP 1ABA1 units. They were built during WWII bet... (more)
Everything is gone
Everything that you see on this picture is gone, only the mountains are still in place. The track is gone, replaced by a road, and the rolling stock is history. ... (more)
In 1981, the Red Arrow #1002 was one of many historic vehicles that participated to the 100th anniversary of the St Gotthard railroad line. In August, the weather was not always sunny. On that rai... (more)
Single track and wooden catenary poles on the Simplon
Everything is gone on this picture. The right of way is now a road, the Re4/4 I are gone and locomotive-hauled local trains ar... (more)
Former SBB locomotive Re 4/4 I # 10034, now privately owned and operated by association TEE-Classics, is pulling the "El Achai Peace Train" 19796 from Sissach via Hauenstein-Lenzburg-Zür... (more)
Ae 3/6 + Ae 4/7
This eastbound local service has an A3/6 I and an A e4/7 in charge. They are both manned as these series could not work together in multiple units. This train was a... (more)
After completing its trip over the St Gotthard line, a northbound local stopping train has reached Erstfeld, at the foot of the north grade. The station and catenaries still have their classic loo... (more)
The rock in the Rhine Falls from the east side. On the line Zurich - Schaffhausen the Churchill Double Red Arrow is on a brunch journey.
1x Ae 3/6 I + 2x Ae 4/7 = Ae 11/20 : a Swiss equation
Approaching Visp (Viège in French), 3 electric engines belonging to series born in the 1920’s team up to lead a long and... (more)
14-axle Gotthard loc
This formidable engine was built in 1931 with the St Gotthard grades in mind. It is more or less a double Ae4/7, with 8 powered axles. The wheel arrangement is... (more)