The train is hauled on the South St Gotthard grade by a Re460 because a C5/6 steam engine had a failure the day before and the 2 remaining steamers are not powerful enough for the Gotthard. A bad ... (more)
The steam triple-header leaves Airolo, starting its descent of the Gotthard south grade
Two C5/6 "Elefant" on the front end (2-10-0) and the B3/4 1367 shoving on the rear end (2-6-0) haul a heavy and long historic train on the 2.6% grade at Wassen.
The Elefant double-header (with a 3rd steamer shoving on the rear end of the train) starts its climb of the Northern St Gotthard, while a photograper's special with a green Re4/4 II runs side by ... (more)
Super tourist railroad of the 21st Century
The plate on this engine reads Alborz Niroo Rail road fleet, GM, Class GT26CW, Serial 60-7045 (but this is the road number, not the builder's number), and interestingly, a date according to the Pe... (more)