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BLS Lotschbergbahn (more..)
Ae 6/8 (more..)
Gotthard south ramp (more..)
Biasca, Switzerland (more..)
March 27, 2010
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205 (more..)
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The Ae 6/8 with 4'400 kW / 6'000 PS is a BLS historical engine, here on a "Nostalgie Rhein Express" trip from Freiburg (D) to Mendrisio. This unit was built 1939 and had for the first time in a high power locomotive a sitting position for the driver. This innovation (!) was shown for the first time on a Swiss national exhibition in 1939. In second position is the Ae 4/4 251, another of BLS historic collection.
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Famous Electrics: Elektro-Veteranen der SBB und BLS

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