Two cogwheel trains of the La Rhune railway running down the mountain below the summit, with locomotives He 2/2 # 1 and # 5. On the left you can see the line near the crossing station Les Trois Fontaines, halfway of the line from Col de Saint-Ignace. The 1 meter gauge La Rhune railway has a maximum grade of 25 %, and use 3000 V 50 Hz three-phase current. The railway is operated with a total of 4 trains, all with one locomotive shoving two cars, the timetable shows two trains following each other, departing every 40 minutes. Nowadays, the 4,2 kilometer long railway is operated by the Établissement public des stations d’altitude (EPSA).