The Wengernalpbahn may be the world's longest cog railway, but it looks like a toy up against the imposing cliffs and mountains that loom over the small Swiss village of Lauterbrunnen.
On what turned out to be a very cold day a buddy and I drove the 212 miles from Anchorage to Cantwell where the Alaska RR snow fleet had tied up for the night. With a 0600 call time we knew we wou... (more)
The new snowblower (not selfpropelled) Xrote # 3933 of the Gornergratbahn (GGB), built by Zaugg AG at Eggiwil. In action the machine is shoved by a cogwheel railcar, usualy the Bhe 4/4 # 3062. In ... (more)
Today, 90 years before, the "Bernina Crocodile" Ge 4/4 # 182 was delivered by the builder SLM Winterthur and SAAS Geneva to the Bernina Railway, as # 82. Withdrawn in 1977, later sold to... (more)
The snow scrapper Xk # 9132, pulled by railcars ABe 4/4 # 47 and # 46, is pulling the snow 6 meter wide from both sides of the track into the middle of the track so that it can be ejected by the f... (more)
Empty passenger set runs home after it served the weekend as temporary push-pull intercity train between Böckstein and Klagenfurt, because ÖBB doesn't have enough railjets to operate them on both ... (more)
Snow clearance on the Furka pass line of the Dampfbahn Furka Bergstrecke (DFB), on about 1700 meter a.s.l., in the Furkareuss gorge. The crew is working between the tunnels Alt Senntumstaffel III ... (more)
Railcars ABe 4/4 # 51 and 51 are running as train 4653 from St.Moritz to Poschiavo, entering Ospizio Bernina in the "blue hour" with snow fall.
Double passenger cogwheel railcar BDhe 4/8 # 133 with articulated cab car Bt 253 and spur plow X # 704 near Wengernalp going up to Kleine Scheidegg. Both sides of the plow are adjusted individuall... (more)
A test train for the recently overhauled 140C 38 passes under one of the most beautiful stations of France.
Re 4/4 II # 11109 in the "Swiss Express" paint scheme of the 1970' is pulling Interregio 2272 from Locarno to Zürich near Wassen.
Re 620 061 and Re 4/4 II # 11174 with gravel train 69739 from Zweidlen to Bodio on the Gotthard north ramp.