RailPictures.Net Photo: 11198, 11161 SBB Re 4/4 II at Erstfeld, Switzerland by Georg Trüb
 
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Re 4/4 II # 11198 and # 11161 (last green of the passenger division) are pulling train 13467, the luxurious Venice Simplon-Orient-Express (VSOE) on the Gotthard north ramp between Erstfeld and Amsteg-Silenen. The train started in Calais/France and is running via the Gotthard to Venice/Italy. The 16 cars were 400 meter long and had a weight of 892 ton. Since they got new bogies some years ago, they were allowed to run 100 miles per hour.
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