RailPictures.Net Photo: 353 RhB - Rhätische Bahn Ge 4/6 at Filisur, Switzerland by Georg Trüb
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» RhB - Rhätische Bahn (more..)
» Ge 4/6 (more..)
» between Filisur and Stugl/Stuls 
» Filisur, Switzerland (more..)
» May 29, 2023
Locomotive No./Train ID Photographer
» 353 (more..)
» 9025 (more..)
» Georg Trüb (more..)
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After a repair of an axle bearing in the main workshop of the RhB in Landquart, the historic locomotive Ge 4/6 # 353 built in 1914 had to be transferred back to its home depot Samedan. Train 9025 ran from Landquart via Küblis-Klosters-Davos-Filisur-Bergün to Samedan. As a load and for sufficient braking power on the Davos-Filisur section falling at up to 35 o/oo, 5 empty Za tank cars were carried. The locomotive was built in 1914 by SLM Winterthur and MFO in Oerlikon for the new Engadin line Bever-Scuol-Tarasp. It has 559 kW and a maximum speed of 55 km/h. Since 1984 it has been preserved as an operational historic traction unit at the Samedan site. The train left Filisur after a midday stop and is heading towards the Greifenstein loop tunnel on the Albula line.
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