New "Capricorn" train ABe 4/16 # 3117 of the Rhaetian Railway, built by StadlerRail, is leaving Filisur with regional train 1816 to Davos-Platz. About 11 of the ordered 56 trains are del... (more)
''The Mighty 'F!''
Friends of the Rail's class 15F makes a dramatic departure from Capitol Park on a cold winter's morning.
Brand new Capricorn trainset ABe 4/16 3117 on the way from Schiers to Rhäzüns.
Tragically, on June 21st 2010, Friends of the Rail's newly restored class 15F No 3117, derailed just a few meters short of her destination of Cullinan. The cause of the derailment was due to sleep... (more)
D&RGW westbound in Utah, Price canyon
Glowing coals and plenty of steam - 15F 3117 has its fire cleaned after a day of hard work.
The last rays of the setting sun catch the driver and fireman of class 15F 3117 sharing a joke and a mug of coffee, brewed on the footplate of course!
A driver of a 15F keeps an eye on the pressure gauges, as he waits for the departure signal.
A fireman on a 15F steam loco rubs grit off his hands as he waits for a green signal.
With its headlights blazing in the late afternoon, a 15F with a passenger rake stands almost ready to move at Capital Park
The driver of WD No 3117 "Sgt. Murphy" awaits departure time from Pontprenshitw station with a train for Henllan.