Three BR 185 "TRAXX" with the "Winner Spedition" train are just passing Wassen as they climb the northern approach to the Gotthard tunnel.
If you ask me "what's the most awesome high-speed train", well, it's got to be this. But it's not the modest top speed (250 km/h). And it's not the design (although I quite like it), no. It's the ... (more)
The engineer obviously likes his picture being taken - Railfans are, after all, not exactly a common sight in Kazakhstan.
Also note that the train is a Spanish Talgo trainset, not w... (more)
A local train just reaches Oberalp pass summit. Trains are the only way to access this region during winter, as the pass road is closed.
Going downhill - Let's hope the brakes work.
The hours (well, days, actually) of waiting in mostly bad weather have finally paid off: An empty iron ore train from Narvik passes us in full sunshine! By the looks of the engines the snow storm ... (more)
A local train Pontresina - Scuol-Tarasp has just left La Punt-Chamues-Ch. In the background you can see Bever and Samedan, including the runway of Samedan airport.
The picture was t... (more)
A Rheintal-Express (St. Gallen - Chur every hour) is hurtling along the "Rheintaler Binnenkanal".
The inconspicuous building on top of the hill is actually a housing a cannon, and i... (more)
A Rheintal Express service (connecting St. Gallen with Chur every hour) is quickly approaching Sargans at close to 140 km/h, trailed by a cloud of snow dust. The days of the locomotive hauled trai... (more)
In 2010 there were two direct trains Landquart - St. Moritz in the morning, this is one of them. The Inn river makes sure that the trees are usually nicely frosted in the morning.
Looks like the Intercity 827 Brig - Romanshorn (or some other train along its way) didn't cope well with the weather, so it was replaced in Zurich by this 1960s spare train, which you can see here... (more)
Two Crossrail 185 are crossing the Luogelkin viaduct on their steep (26‰) way down to Italy.
A Madrid - Barcelona AVE service passes us at about 300 km/h, while a freight train goes the other way on the old line down in the valley. No digital cheating involved!
Railroad: RenfeLocomotive: Siemens VelaroLocation: Purroy, SpainLocomotive #: UnknownTrain ID: UnknownPhoto Date: October 03, 2012
The RE 76426 Cerbčre - Avignon has just left Cerbčre.
"One and a half" VL80 units with an empty northbound coal train