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Langwieser viaduct, Switzerland

The 284 long reinforced concrete bridge (built in 1914) on the Arosa Line, which crosses the Plessur river 62 m high

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Hupac-Taurus ES 64 U2 100 and FNM Cargo's Dispolok E189 991  enter the tunnel with their freight trainHupac-Taurus ES 64 U2 100 and FNM Cargo's Dispolok E189 991  enter the tunnel with their freight trainThe second and the third Teufelsbrücke (Devil's Bridge) can be seen from the train window.Passenger cars of Dampfbahn Furka Bergstrecke (DFB) on winter vacation at the freight transfer stationAndermatt station with two push-pull trainsDepartmental vehicles are waiting for the next operation. In front the diesel shunter Tm 2/2 4971....towards Hospental (till Göschenen)....through the bridge...It is the end of April, but still no trace of green. The crocuses between the snow patches are the first harbingers of spring.A Class Deh 4/4 II motor car is hauling this push-pull train from Realp...The Richleren Viaduct crosses the Furkareuss 15 high. Its total length is 70 m.Hospental station with motor car 53Hospental street viewDeparture to BrigBridge on the Gotthardreuss and the Assumtion of Mary Church

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The locomotive Am 843 042 (type G 1700 BB) was delivered by Vossloh to SBB 3 months before the photo was taken.DB's ICE 1 meets SBB's Class Am 843 diesel loco.ICE 3 leaves for Germany.Gundeli-Passerelle
Advertising loco 460 024 "Zugkraft Aargau" departs with an IC. We have seen before the 034 with a similar livery at Zürich HB.Oberdorf Winkelweg station and the illuminated castle ruins of WaldenburgNight is falling on the Lutheran Church of Oberdorf and the small trains passing by.Night is falling on the Lutheran Church of Oberdorf and the small trains passing by.Motor car 12 has recently left the depot of Waldenburg in order to assist in the afternoon peak period.Motor car 12 has recently left the depot of Waldenburg in order to assist in the afternoon peak period.Motor car 17 arrives from Liestal.Motor car 14 has just departed with its both control cars to Liestal. Soon the unit 12 will be also put into circulation in the afternoon rush hour.Push-pull trains at the terminusPush-pull trains at the terminusOn the main street of Oberdorf the trains run  on a tram-like single-track section.Swiss tram dashes towards Rodersdorf on French territory.A Tango tram approaches Rodersdorf on the French-Swiss border.A Tango tram approaches Rodersdorf on the French-Swiss border.Trams crossing in Leymen station

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Departmental vehicles are waiting for the next operation. In front the diesel shunter Tm 2/2 4971.