Preparation for departure
Steam train Realp - Oberwald in the station Furka (2160m asl) in the morning sun
Steam loc meeting in the station Furka (2160m asl): Steam train from Oberwald toward Realp (right) waits the passing from the opposite train in the beautiful landscape in the Swiss Mountains
Dangerous job: The 'Steffenbachbrücke' with cogwheel between Realp and Tiefenbach, a very special bridge with three parts. Every autumn about 15 volunteers hinge down this bridge in one day. Every... (more)
The 'Steffenbachbrücke' with cogwheel between Realp and Tiefenbach, a very special bridge with three parts. Every autumn about 15 volunteers hinge down this bridge in one day. Every winter a big s... (more)
A very special thing: every autumn about 15 volunteers hinge down the three parts of this bridge 'Steffenbachbrücke' (built 1925) between Realp and Tiefenbach. Every winter a big snowslide comes t... (more)
View from the last car of the localtrain Andermatt - Disentis (there is a tunnel just near the station Oberalppass): Two persons have left the train from Disentis toward Andermatt
4 locs and 11 cars at the station Andermatt. Left in the foreground (with the road crossing) the track to the Oberalppass - Disentis, right to Göschenen and left in the background to Realp - Furka... (more)
Localtrain from Disentis to Andermatt (left) meets local train from Andermatt to Disentis in the station Oberalppass (2033 meters over sea level). Left a part of the small 'Lake Oberalp'
Regio from Disentis to Andermatt in the station Oberalppass (2033 meters over sea level) in the afternoon sun. The station is very closed to the small Oberalpsee
These trains have just passed - they're travelling in opposite directions, but both coming towards me. There's a loop in a tunnel through the hill in the background; and another below me to the ba... (more)
A pair of veteran Re 4/4 engines head south over the Gotthard route with loaded steel coils.
MGB 103 descends the rack section from Nätschen to Andermatt on the "Glacier Express".
Despite carrying "Glacier Express" livery, 106 is on an ordinary passenger working arriving at Nätschen.
Eager skiiers have to wait for 106 to leave the station before they can access the chairlift to the slopes.