After a week of snowfall it was a crisp sunny day when I visited the former Chemin de fer Bex-Villars-Bretaye (now part of the Transports Publics du Chablais). Here we see a train pushed upwards b... (more)
Cogwheel railcar BDeh 2/4 "Flèche" (Arrow) # 25 of the Bex-Villars-Bretaye, now Transports Publiques du Chablais (tpc), on the Place du Marché stop in Bex.
Cogwheel push pull train of the Bex-Villars-Bretaye (now tpc) with car car Bt # 54, second class car B # 51 and locomotive HGe 4/4 # 32 in the rear, running down the mountain between Bouquetins an... (more)
Push pull train of the Bex-Villars-Bretaye with cogwheel locomotive HGe 4/4 # 32 "Villars" (with small baggage compartment) and cars B # 51 and cab car Bt # 54. The locomotive was built ... (more)
"Flèche" (Arrow) cogwheel railcar BDeh 2/4 # 25 of the former Bex-Villars-Bretaye (BVB), now part of the Transports Publiques du Chablais, in front of the Bex station, ready with a special to Col ... (more)
Cogwheel railcar BDeh 4/4 # 503 (left) with cab car Bt # 532 on the way from Aigle via Monthey to Champéry. This is the former Aigle-Ollon-Monthey-Champéry (AOMC), now belonging to Transports Publ... (more)
Snow blower X rotm # 920 of the former BVB in Aigle depot. The vehicle was built in 1971 by FFA, Deutz and Rolba for the Bex-Villars-Bretaye railway.
Probably some of the oldest passenger vehicles in regular service in Switzerland (cogwheel excluded) are this railcar Be 4/4 # 101 with cab car Bt 132, built in 1966 by SWP and BBC for the Birsigt... (more)
Cogwheel train of the Transports Publiques du Chablais, line from Aigle to Leysin (former AL Aigle-Leysin), on a grade of 23.0 % above Aigle. Leading cab car Bt # 362 and railcar BDeh 4/4 312 (ACM... (more)
Cogwheel train of the Transports Publiques du Chablais, line from Aigle to Leysin (former AL Aigle-Leysin), on a grade of 23.0 % above Aigle. Leading cab car Bt # 363 and railcar BDeh 4/4 313 (ACM... (more)
Railcar at Les Diablerets (1155m asl) waits for the trip downhill toward Aigle
This is Fall!
All elements of Fall are here - beautiful colors in the vineyards, deep and golden sun, but (unfortunately) also patches of fog.
The regional train from Aigle to Leysin is ... (more)
Rush hour at Aigle narrow gauge station at 11.40am: From left localtrain toward Monthey Ville, parked, toward Leysin and Les Diablerets
Cogwheel train at the station Col-de-Bretaye (1813m asl) just over the fog before departure downhill to Villars-sur-Ollon
Historic Motorcoach BCFe 4/4 1, bulit 102 years ago, was used for a photo trip from Aigle to Les Diablerets and is near Plambuit on his way back, driving through the beautiful valley.