In the cab of the heavy fuel oil fired 2-8-2 "Mikado" 141 R # 1244, built in 1946 by the Montreal Locomotive Works for the french railways SNCF, now in Switzerland and maintained and ope... (more)
Legendary engineer Sigi Liechti on the throttle of the 3000 horsepower 2-8-2 "Mikado" 141 R # 1244 on the light trip from Rothrist to Aarburg-Oftingen, to pull the IGE charter train over... (more)
The brand new Siemens Vectron 6400 kW locomotive Re 475 # 409 of BLS Cargo was used this day for a charter passenger train from Olten to Basel Kleinhüningen Hafen. The train with two blue-cream B... (more)
Engineer Sigi at the throttle on the footplate of canadian built "Mikado" 141 R 1244 between Rothrist and Aarburg-Oftringen, pulling only steamlocomotive 001 150-2 of Eisenbahnstiftung Joachim Sch... (more)
Engineer Sigi at the throttle of "Mikado" 141 R 1244, a canadian built, former french railways 2-8-2 with about 3000 HP and 100 km/h max velocity.
Fireman Stefan on the right side of the cab of former french railways "Mikado" 141 R 1244 is responsible for the haevy fuel oil fire, water and steam pressure. The 2-8-2 locomotive has a... (more)