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Shuntingmontreux

Sunny afternoon in Montreux MOB station. ABDeh 8/8 No 4004 shunts a classic MOB train still in full MOB livery.

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Brig MGB (Matterhorn-Gornergrat-Bahn, the Zermatt-Disentis line created from the merger of former BVZ and FO companies) station is still in the forecourt of the SBB/CFF station. A track layout similar to the one used by RhB in Chur for the Arosa line.
 

 

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By noon on a sunny spring day, standard-gauge BLS RABe 435 “Lötschberger” pauses briefly in Zweisimmen station, Switzerland, to ensure interchange with meter-gauge MOB Golden Pass services to Montreux, before returning to Spiez on a Regio service.

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Shay 3-trucks #10 on the Yosemite Valley Sugar Pine RR, August 8th, 2009.

(c) F. Delaitre 2009-2010. Full screen version on my Web site: www.fdelaitre.com

 

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Waiting for the peak hour, two Re450 push-pull trains stay idle under the snow on the western sidings of the Baden SBB/CFF station. These trains operate the S6 S-Bahn line (Baden-Zürich Hbf-Uetikon).

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Smoke bellows seen from the window of my suite at the Disneyland Hotel in Paris. January 9th, 2010, 09.11. Disneyland RR, Main Street Station.

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AGC Bourgogne in Clamecy SNCF railway station, ready to depart for Paris Bercy on TER 91160 (departure: 12.42, arrival: 15.54). December 5th, 2009.

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Central Line 1992 Stock train bound for Ealing Broadway enters Lancaster Gate station on October 31st, 2009.

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1995 Stock southbound for Kennington via Charing-X entering Camden Town on October 30th, 2009.

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19th-style driving position and master controller (fed in 600VDC!) on City & South London Railway – London’s first “tube” railway – locomotive #13 exhibited at London Transport Museum. A nightmare for a 21st century Environmental Health & Safety Official!

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