Incidental meeting of two tilting trains running in opposite direction on the Pianotondo viaduct in the Biaschina, between Giornico and Lavorgo on the Gotthard south ramp. ETR 470 of the Cisalpino... (more)
Re 4/4 II # 11111 of the SBB is pulling the Interregio 2174 from Locarno over the Gotthard mountain line to Basel, over the Pianotondo viaduct in the Biaschina. This train is named "WILHELM T... (more)
Re 460 # 007 of the SBB in the publicity paint scheme for the AMAG (AMAG Automobil und Motoren AG, large swiss car retailer) is leaving the Pianotondo spiral tunnel in the Biaschina with the Euroc... (more)
Re 4/4 II # 11205 of the SBB is leaving the 1509 meter long Pianotondo spiral tunnel in the Biaschina, on the Gotthard south ramp between Giornico and Lavorgo.
Highspeed tilting train ETR 470 # 005 of the Cisalpino, built by FIAT Ferroviaria, is running the EC 153 from Zürich via the Gotthard mountain line to Milan and Florence. The train is in the "sta... (more)
Diesel locomotive Am 843 # 014 of SBB infrastructure on the Gotthard mountain line below Gurtnellen, with a very special car: The Xas 99 85 9383 231-9 with a folded gate for the Gotthard Base Tunn... (more)
Re 4/4 II 11145 and 11158 are pulling the long and heavy "Venice Simplon-Orient-Express" (VSOE) from Basel via the Gotthard line to Chiasso above Wassen.
Heavy intermodal train with a double "Re 10/10" traction (Re 4/4 II 11161, Re 6/6 11685 and Re 6/6 11679, Re 4/4 II 11328) on the 2.6 % grade of the Gotthard line above Erstfeld. One "Re 10/10" wo... (more)
One of the most luxurious and expensive train worldwide is the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express (VSOE) which is running between London and Folkestone (with cars only for this leg of the journey) and ... (more)
"Crocodile" Ce 6/8 II # 14253 from Erstfeld is leading Be 4/7 # 12504 over the middle Meienreuss bridge in Wassen. Both locomotives date from the electrification of the Gotthard line nearly 100 ye... (more)
Two RABDe 500 Intercity tilting trains (ICN) are rounding the curve of about 300 meter radius above Erstfeld with about 90 km/h on the way from Basel to Lugano.
Re 4/4 II # 11115 and 11124 from the first series with diamond pantographs are pulling the long and heavy 17 car train 13469 "VSOE" (Venice Simplon-Orient-Express) from Calais to Venice ... (more)
"Crocodile" Ce 6/8 II # 14253 from Erstfeld is leading Be 4/7 # 12504 up the 2.6 % grade of the Gotthard line on the uppermost level of the slopes of Wassen. Above the second locomotive ... (more)
Empty gravel train 69746 from Sigirino (work site for the new Ceneri railway base tunnel) to Hüntwangen with Re 420 310 (Re 4/4 II) passing Wassen.
A very cramped workplace. An ICN tilting train is passing the track renewal train P95 "PUMA-S" (cougar) of the company Scheuchzer on the lower Meienreuss bridge, the workers constricted ... (more)