Switzerland

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After Altern and Multimania, and due to the closure of its Web pages by French operator SFR, my Railway Pages have moved permanently to:

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A Tram stop right in the middle of a cornfield Visage. Glattbrugg-Bäuler stop on the Glattalbahn, Tram lines 10 & 12, meter-gauge. From Zürich, Switzerland on a rainy day, 13.07.2011.

 

Sunset on the Zurich Old Town, taken from the Lindenhof terrace (September 14th, 2010).

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Two weeks ago, while strolling in the streets of Zürich, I bumped into this ad displaying “El Capitan”, photographed by Thomas Struth (currently an exhibition at Zürich Kuntshaus). Funny thing to be standing face to face with this Yosemite landmark almost one year after my visit there, as if I was stalked

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Waiting for the plane at Zürich-Klöten Airport. My favourite table at the Sea Food Restaurant while reading the latest Posterous posts from Garr Reynolds or Nancy Duarte, or viewing a TED conference. One of the pleasures of the trip !   Menu tonight is Tuna Carpaccio with Balik Beer (from brewery Locher in Appenzell, Switzerland). Yumm!

The Listening Marmot is the mascot of the Menuhin Festival in Gstaad, and a common sight in Montreux MOB station since it was chosen as a livery for the Ge 4/4 #8003. A very successful paint scheme for this serie of powerful mountain locomotives, my favourite with the “Swisscanto Anlagefond” livery of the Ge 4/4 III #647 from RhB.

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A very rare occurence: Freddy Mercury’s statue without any admirers around. Time is one o’clock p.m.. Salagnon Island is in the background. The show is going on…

A Bex Salt Mine visitor’s train hauled by a mining tractor is about to enter the Mine du Bouillet tunnel.

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Meter gauge track of the Brünig line in Lucerne SBB/CFF station.

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A view of a Regio train standing under Saint-Saphorin (VD) village in Switzerland. 

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