An image from the past when all the express passenger trains used to run over the Gotthard mountain line instead of rushing through the new base tunnel.
Running wrong main due to trackwork.
Verona to Munich
a double-pack is needed for the ascend of 2% to Brenner summit. Together, the engines have around 18000hp.
This is now history. Since the latest timetable change in Switzerland in December 2016, all the fast passenger trains are running through the new base tunnel. Only a few local passenger trains are... (more)
This picture could look like a happy crossing between two trains for the photographer. In reality, the descending freight train was stopped and has been overtaken by the ETR 610 which was also des... (more)
An ETR 610 Pendolino from Trenitalia is running south and has just passed through one of the shortest tunnel on the Gotthard line, the 43 meter long Boscerina tunnel.