"Allegra" ABe 8/12 # 3512 in the ABB publicity paint scheme is pulling train 1617 from St.Moritz to Tirano through the spiral of the Brusio viaduct. The train had 1 first/second class AB car, 1 se... (more)
Railcar Xe 4/4 # 23201 of the infrastructure department of the RhB at Alp Grüm, with the snow plow Xk # 9143. This vehicle was rebuilt from the former passenger railcar ABe 4/4 # 48 in 2012.
The direct route from A to B is not always the best. If the gradient is too steep, an additional loop is an advantage. Around 1906, for example, the engineers used this spiral-shaped track guide t... (more)
Train 4640 from Tirano to St.Moritz, pulled by "Allegra" ABe 8/12 # 3513, is crossing the 142 meter long and 7 to 17 meter high Brusio spiral viaduct on the way to the Bernina pass. The ... (more)
Northbound train 4648 of the Rhaetian Railway Bernina line from Tirano to St.Moritz is rounding the spiral near Brusio, pulled by "Allegra" railcar ABe 8/12 # 3513. On the Bernina line, ... (more)
At 7.13 PM, the second last train of the day, "Allegra" ABe 8/12 # 3514, pulling two empty freight cars for log, is running through the spiral of the Brusio viaduct from Tirano to Poschiavo (and f... (more)
Over night, a breath of snow fell at Brusio, which is on 780 meter a.s.l. "Allegra" railcar ABe 8/12 # 3503 of the RhB is pulling the 6 car regional train 4640 from Tirano to St.Moritz towards the... (more)
"Allegra" railcar ABe 8/12 # 3506 is pulling the BERNINA EXPRESS 951 with six panorama cars from Chur via the Albula and Bernina line to Tirano, winding through the curves above the station of Bru... (more)
The iconic spiral viaduct of Brusio in the "blue hour", with the three "Campascio"-granite figures "Grande Figura Femminile", "Unione Granitica" and "Mater Luce e Trapasso" of the homegrown stone ... (more)
Railcars ABe 4/4 # 56 "Corviglia" and # 51 "Poschiavo" are pulling Regio 1625 from St.Moritz to Tirano over the iconic spiral viaduct of Brusio. Note the snow in the bogies of the railcar: Up on t... (more)
Ge 4/4 II # 620 "Zernez" in the RhB Club paint scheme is leaving Pontresina with the regional train to Scuol-Tarasp.
New 8 car "Flirt 3" RABe 526 # 101/201 of Stadler Rail for the Südostbahn in a copper paint scheme, due for the Voralpen-Express service from St.Gallen via Rapperswil-Arth Goldau to Luce... (more)
Streetcar of the "Cobra" type Be 5/6 # 3001 (first of the series), built in 2010, on the line # 3 to Albisrieden at the Löwenplatz stop.
Ae 6/6 # 11407 "Aargau" of SBB Historic, on long term loan to and operated and maintained by association "Mikado 1244", serves for the heating of the cars in the rear of the st... (more)
Station building of Basel SBB in the blue hour, seen from the Centralbahnplatz. From Wikipedia: In 1902, the "Schweizerische Centralbahn" was transferred to the newly created Swiss Feder... (more)