RailPictures.Net Photo: 7, 15 Rigibahnen H 1/2, BDhe 4/4 at Vitznau, Switzerland by Georg Trüb
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» Rigibahnen (more..)
» H 1/2, BDhe 4/4 (more..)
» near Rigi Kaltbad 
» Vitznau, Switzerland (more..)
» September 15, 2020
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» 7, 15 (more..)
» Unknown
» Georg Trüb (more..)
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In 2021, the Rigibahnen will celebrate 150 years since the inauguration of the first cogwheel railway in Europe from Vitznau to the Rigi mountain in 1871 (Vitznau-Rigi-Bahn VRB). In 1873, the Swiss Locomotive- and Machine Work (SLM in Winterthur delivered the locomotive H 1/2 # 7 with a upright boiler, which was the very first order for the new company and got the work number # 1. This locomotive was withdrawn in 1937 and was exhibited in the Swiss Museum of Transport in Lucerne since 1959. Today, this vehicle was transported on a barge over the Lake Lucerne to Vitznau, and there placed on the low loader car X 105 of the Rigibahnen. The car is shoved by electric cogwheel railcar BDhe 4/4 # 15 near Rigi Kaltbad up to Rigi Staffel, and later down on the other side of the mountain to Arth Goldau. The H 1/2 # 7 will be made operational again in the next few months and will steam on the Rigi in the 150 year celebrations of the railway.
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