The day before, Good Friday, brought about 20 inches of snow to the Valais. Regional Express (RE), also mocked as "Recycling Express" because of the very mixed compositions, with a hired Re 4/4 II... (more)
The small swiss freight operator "Rail Traction Services" (RTS) with the train carrying food containers from Brig to Niederbottigen, on the Luogelkinn viaduct near Hohtenn, southern ascent to the ... (more)
This winter the City Night Line "Komet" from Amsterdam and Hamburg is prolonged from Zurich to Brig on Saturdays. The photographer walked half an hour through knee deep fresh snow for this picture... (more)
When they were built from 1959 to 1966, the 5 electric locomotives Ae 8/8 of the BLS belonged to the most powerful of the world, with 8800 HP. Today all are withdrawn from service but one is still... (more)
Two of the classic brown Re 4/4 (or Re 425) of the BLS with a intermodal train on the southern ascent to the Lötschberg tunnel, near Lalden. The BLS has 35 of this powerful (6770 HP) and handsome ... (more)
Intermodal train Italy-Germany with trailers and swap bodies of Hangartner (forwarding company, a subsidiary of German Railways) on the ascent from Brig to the Lötschberg tunnel, pulling are two l... (more)
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)
Re 465 011 "Wisenberg" and 465 005 "Niesen" (built by SLM/ABB, 7000 kW) with a train of the "Rollende Autobahn" (rolling highway) from Novara/Italy to Freiburg im Breisgau/Germany, on the southern... (more)
SBB Re460 022 brings an Intercity Express down the Lotschberg Ramp and into Brig late on an autumn afternoon.
BLS Re425 Class locomotive 170 leads a newer Re465 unit out of the Lötschberg Tunnel at Goppenstein with a southbound freight.
Re484 014 approaches Goppenstein with a Cisalpino express passenger service from Italy.
11251 & 11617,a Re 620,lead a Intermodal off the Lotschberg Sudramp into Brig Station.
Re 6/6 11632 "Däniken" hauling IC811 Basel - Brig
Re 465004-0 + Express train D 1812 Zürich - Brig
BLS 485001 leads a freight north thru Lalden