Behind the powerful Re6/6, there is a Swiss caboose. At that time, the cabooses were nearing the end of their career. It was exceptional to see one on a freight train... (more)
An international local train coming from Brig in Switzerland and going to Domodossola in Italy has just made its first stop in the small station of Iselle di Trasquera right after exiting the 19.4... (more)
Picture taken with permission, as I was accompanied by a railroad agent. This is the south portal of the Simplon Tunnel, in Italy. The Simplon tunnel is made of 2 parallel tunnels. It is followed... (more)
The little photographed south portal of the Simplon Tunnel was not easily accessible when I took this picture in 1983 and is off-limits today. The tunnel is 19,823 meters long and remained the lon... (more)
Push pull train of the SBB with cab car BDt and Re 4/4 II (not visible) is running as Interregio 3318 from Domodossola to Brig, passing Iselle di Trasquera on the south portal of the Simplon tunne... (more)
Two "Lötschberger" trainsets RABe 535 # 112 and # 106 are entering Iselle di Trasquera, running the Regio Express 4265 from Spiez to Domodossola.
3 Re 420 (Re 4/4 II) locomotives in multiple, with leading Re 420 336, are leaving the 169 meter long Iselle tunnel and entering Iselle di Trasquera station with a southbound intermodal train.
Cab car BDt of a push pull train with Re 4/4 II in the rear, is leaving the 19803 meter long Simplon tunnel I between Brig/Switzerland and Iselle di Trasquera/Italy. The tunnel portal on the left ... (more)
Highspeed tilting train RABe 503 (ETR 610) of the SBB, leaving the 19803 meter long Simplon tunnel, running as Eurocity 37 from Geneva to Venice S.L., at Iselle di Trasquera.
"Rolling Highway" train 43611 of RAlpin from Freiburg im Breisgau/Germany to Novara/Italy, leaving the 169 meter long Iselle tunnel, at Iselle di Trasquera. Pulling are 3 Re 485 locomotives of the... (more)
60 years Trans Europ Express (TEE) 1957 to 2017, this was the reason for a journey of the only first class RAe TEE II trainset # 1053 of SBB Historic to Domodossola. The train ran from Olten via B... (more)