On the north St Gotthard grade, C 5/6 2978 of SBB Historic and C 5/6 2969 of Eurovapor team up to haul a long passenger train together with B 3/4 1369 shoving on the rear.
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.
Early morning and the guest engines are raising steam ahead of the gala at this quaint location
51 years ago and a Stanier 8F trundles towards Tamworth station with a mineral train from the North.
What a sight! A steam double-header on the Gotthard line! The two four-cylinder compound 2-10-0 steam locomotives "Elephants" C 5/6 #2978 from SBB Historic (built in 1917) and C 5/6 #296... (more)
The four-cylinder compound 2-10-0 steam locomotive "Elephant" C 5/6 #2969 from Eurovapor/Lokremise Sulgen, entirely rebuilt over the last 20 years, on her first revenue journey near Rhei... (more)