Tilting train ETR 470 009 of the SBB is running the Eurocity 15 from Zürich to Milan over the Gotthard line. This trainsets will be replaced from the end of 2014 by 8 new ETR 610 from Alstom Savig... (more)
Heavy intermodal train with a double "Re 10/10" traction (Re 4/4 II 11161, Re 6/6 11685 and Re 6/6 11679, Re 4/4 II 11328) on the 2.6 % grade of the Gotthard line above Erstfeld. One "Re 10/10" wo... (more)
One of the most luxurious and expensive train worldwide is the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express (VSOE) which is running between London and Folkestone (with cars only for this leg of the journey) and ... (more)
The 1770 kW electrolocomotive Be 4/7 # 12504 with (1'Bo 1')(Bo 1') axle configuration was built in 1922 by SLM and SAAS with a Westinghouse axle drive under licence of Sécheron for the new electri... (more)
Two RABDe 500 Intercity tilting trains (ICN) are rounding the curve of about 300 meter radius above Erstfeld with about 90 km/h on the way from Basel to Lugano.
Re 4/4 II # 11115 and 11124 from the first series with diamond pantographs are pulling the long and heavy 17 car train 13469 "VSOE" (Venice Simplon-Orient-Express) from Calais to Venice ... (more)
Today, the newly painted and renovated Gotthard locomotive Ae 6/6 # 11411 "ZUG" was presented officially in Erstfeld. It was built in 1956 by SLM, MFO and BBC and was in use for the SBB until 2009... (more)
That was precisely the moment today at 02.07 PM, when the wonderful newly painted and decorated with renewed chrome trim Ae 6/6 # 11411 with name and blazon of canton "ZUG" left the shed building ... (more)
Swiss 1930's high-tech
This engine was built in 1932. This was the best of electric engine technology at the time. The Büchli gear installed here is considered a tech marvel.
The French 'Mountain' steamer 241A 65 in the yard of Erstfeld, bevor the climb over the Gotthard pass, on the way to a short service stop
SBB Historic Ce 6/8 I 14201 at Erstfeld
Re 486 505 + 486 506 are passing with their container train near Erstfeld.