Barriles is the end of the catenary on the line that goes to the Maria Elena mine. The electrics only work the hill section. The catenary has been removed beyond the Barriles ... (more)
This is the ugly new type of locomotive that will replace the nice elderly GE box cabs (see RPN pics #306703 or #309254). Not sure what "type" of locomotive this is ... if ever a name type was giv... (more)
Green and red version of the Ae 6/6 "Kantonslok" (with names and blazons of the 25 cantons of Switzerland and chromium decoration) in Limmattal shuunting yard. 11415 "Thurgau" is out of service to... (more)
Three of SBB Historic's Olten based locomotives, from left Ae 3/6 II 10439, Re 4/4 I 10001 and Ae 6/6 11425. 11001 (then 401) was built in 1946 for pulling light, fast trains, called "Leichtschnel... (more)
On the right, Re 6/6 11663 "Eglisau", one of only 4 left in the original green colors, is waiting for departure with train 75014 full of excavation material from the new Weinberg railway tunnel in... (more)
A line up of the famous Ae 6/6 Gotthard locomotive in Limmattal shunting yard (Rangierbahnhof Limmattal/RBL).
From left 11507 "Wildegg", 11477 "Martigny", 11415 "Thurgau" and 11425 "Genève".
Meeting of three icons of the Swiss Railway history in front of the shed in Arth Goldau. Oldest original steamlocomotive in working order, Ec 2/5 28 GENF from 1858, "Red Arrow" RAe 2/4 1001 from 1... (more)
In the Middle of the Night; I say this with a big smile on my face, but I think I saw my friend Dave Honan do this once. A light snowfall provides the Star Wars effect. Funny thing is, sta... (more)
A Geep and a Jeep
Re 6/6 11662 "Reuchenette-Péry" in the classic green paint scheme is leading a consist of two Re 4/4 II and another Re 6/6 in the new blue/red-Cargo paint scheme with a container train down the so... (more)
Contradictions: green light to go, red lights at crossing to stop... Old St-Jean and cathedral in the background (everything is in french!)
In red, green, and stripes.