Cogwheel steamlocomotive HG 3/4 1 "Furkahorn" of Dampfbahn Furka Bergstrecke (DFB) is pulling train 160 from Oberwald to Realp and is just leaving 578 meter long Gletsch spiral tunnel in a grade o... (more)
Cogwheel steamlocomotive HG 3/4 1 "Furkahorn" of Dampfbahn Furka Bergstrecke (DFB) is pulling train 131 from Realp to Oberwald and is crossing the Rotten bridge in a grade of 11.0 %, just below Gl... (more)
Cogwheel steamlocomotive HG 3/4 4 of Dampfbahn Furka Bergstrecke (DFB) is pulling train 128 from Oberwald to Realp over Furka pass and is crossing the Rotten bridge in a grade of 11.0 %, entering ... (more)
For the last time of the 2011 season, the morning train from Oberwald is crossing the Furka pass to Realp. Till october 2, there is a reduced service on the line, then there is winter break. HG 3/... (more)
On the first day of public steam trains on the leg Gletsch-Oberwald, HG 3/4 4 is crossing the bridge over the Rotten (Rhone) river below Gletsch.
Steamlocomotive HG 3/4 4 of the DFB is on a warm up run from Realp through the gorge of the Furkareuss. Beautifully decorated she will pull the regular train 131 from Realp to Oberwald on the day ... (more)
Steamlocomotive HG 3/4 4 of the DFB is pulling train 131 of the DFB from Realp to Gletsch, decorated because of the inauguration of the last leg of the Furka mountain line from Oberwald to Gletsch... (more)
On the 12th of august 2010, the last leg of the Furka mountain line (Furka Bergstrecke), from Gletsch to Oberwald, was inaugurated, after 27 years hard work of volunteers, donators and stockholder... (more)
Beautifully decorated with sunflowers, the blazon of Switzerland and the flags of canton Uri ans Valais, steamlocomotive HG 3/4 1 of the Dampfbahn Furka Bergstrecke is ready to pull the inaugurati... (more)
Loc #1 on the turntable at the station 'Furka' (2160 meters over sealevel)
Steamtrain at the Station 'Furka' (2160 meters over sealevel)
In the days when it was the Furka-Oberalp-Bahn, 2-6-0T rack & adhesion loco No 4 climbs from the Grengiols spiral tunnel on the Abt rack with a special from Brig to Fiesch.
Crossing the Somme Canal - and locks - at Saint-Valery Canal
We are on the Chemin de Fer de la Baie de Somme (Somme Bay Railway), a preserved railway and heritage line in northern France. The track gauge is 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 8/8 in).
In the flat lands ... (more)
With a trainload of happy passengers steamlocomotive "Furkahorn" is slowly gliding down on the 11 % cog wheel section towards Realp, crossing the Furka Reuss on the 18 m high Wiler bridge. The loc... (more)