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Re, Italy

Re is a small village at the Centovalli Railway, which streches beteen Locarno and Domodossola. Its huge basilica, the Santuario della Madonna del Sangue (Bleeding Madonna) is an important pilgrimage church.

Anniversary: photos taken on this day

The train is descending under the canopy of Robinia flowers to Sztaravoda-patak station stop.Arrival at the switchbackDeparture to the watermillOn the way back, the train takes a short rest before the big slope.This time the motor car 468 runs front. In the background the calf of the cow is being petted.The motor cars pass the barrier-protected level crossing.The motor cars pass the barrier-protected level crossing.The train climbs with full force to the windmill of Dusnok.The train climbs with full force to the windmill of Dusnok.At Pentecost Sunday both motor cars run coupled toward Kovácsműhely (Forge) station stop.At Kovácsműhely station stop.The cow is grazing peacefully as the train leaves the zigzag.

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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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In the cabConstruction of the track in pictures - from the viaduct to the tunnel 1On track 14 a sleeping car of SBB is sleeping lonely.On track 14 a sleeping car of SBB is sleeping lonely.After snowfall. The Ee 3/3 II are shunting in the station.After snowfall. The Ee 3/3 II are shunting in the station.Cappella-Agnuzzo station is located at the western end of the Laghetto An the train departs to fight the last section to the summit...E492 004
More picturesAnother presentation: Electric locomotive E492 004 of the FS (Italian Railways), sample of the 2 classes offered to MÁVElectric locomotive E492 004 of FSElectric locomotive E492 004 of FSElectric locomotive E492 004 of FSThe trainset no. 501 demonstrated the new, modernised interior of the TGV Réseau series at the SNCF station of Basel.An Old Lady in the parkAnd descends after leaving the station towards Peist (and Chur).Glacier Express has just arrived on track 12. After reversing, the train will continue to Zermatt.Electric locomotives at Domodossola station.
A class E.636 is hiding between the E.633 locos.