Overview of the facilities of the Furka mountain steam railroad (Dampfbahn Furka-Bergstrecke/DFB) in Realp as well as part of the station of the Matterhorn-Gotthard railroad (MGBahn), in the backg... (more)
Welcome to the good room, it is heated. Joking aside, we are on the stoker stand of a steam vehicle, the steam snowplow R # 12 (or Xrot d # 9212), built in 1913 by the SLM for the RhB for the main... (more)
In the cab of 4 cylinder compound cogwheel steamlocomotive HG 4/4 # 704 of the DFB, built in 1923 by the SLM Winterthur. Perfectly renovated by the group Uzwil of the DFB and masterpiece of Jakob ... (more)
Front cab of the "Rotary" steam snow blower R # 12, built by the SLM in 1913 for the Rhaetian Railway, main network (Xrot d # 9212). This not self propelled vehicle, but with an auxiliary small st... (more)
"Steam, smoke and powdersnow" (Rauch, Dampf und Pulverschnee) is the titel of a well known swiss book (standard reference) describing the steam rotary snow blowers, written by Alfred Leu... (more)
After 18 years work of a group of about 10 people, organized and managed by Martin Horath in Goldau, the former Rhaetian Railway rotary steam snow blower R # 12 from 1913 made it's first test run ... (more)
After 18 years work of a group of about 10 people, organized and managed by Martin Horath in Goldau, the former Rhaetian Railway rotary steam blower R # 12 from 1913 made it's first test run on th... (more)
Steamtrain 133 of the Dampfbahn Furka Bergstrecke with cogwheel locomotive HG 4/4 # 704 left Realp DFB and is running through the gorge of the Furkareuss towards the Furka pass, Gletsch and Oberwa... (more)
In Realp, close to the tracks of the DFB is a golf driving range. The 0-8-0 T cogwheel steamlocomotive HG 4/4 # 704 of the Dampfbahn Furka Bergstrecke (DFB) is running from the depot to the statio... (more)
The 0-8-0 T cogwheel steamlocomotive HG 4/4 # 704 of the Dampfbahn Furka Bergstrecke (DFB) is running from the depot area to Realp DFB, to pull train 133 this day.
The DFB built a new 4 track car storage hall in Realp, which was openend last autumn and was finished this year. The precious car fleet with wooden carbodies can now be stabled covered and protect... (more)
Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn Ge4/4 III 82 runs round its autoverlad train at Realp on Friday 19th October 2012.
Locomotive Ge 4/4 III # 81 "Wallis" of the Matterhorn-Gotthard-Bahn (MGBahn) with a car tunnel shuttle train in Realp. This 1700 kW locomotive for 90 km/h (without cogwheel drive) was bu... (more)
On the left, regional push-pull train with cogwheel railcar Deh 4/4 # 51 "Disentis/Mustér" is leaving Realp for Brig and Visp. On the right, cogwheel locomotive HGe 4/4 II # 108 arrived... (more)