Trains, Trams and Monorails
For the love of the rail.
Six car "Flirt" RABe 524 103 of SBB daughter TILO (Treni Regionali Ticino Lombardia) on a transfer run from Zürich to Bellinzona near Wassen. This type of train for 15000 V AC 16,7 Hz and 3000 V DC are running in the regional traffic in Ticino and northern Italy.
Regio Express meets Regio Express at the nice station building Rabius-Surrein (928 meters over sea level): Right the train from Scuol - Chur to Disentis, left the train to the other direction in the evening sun. The first car at the right train is a panoramic car with big windows
On July 1st, 2014, Metrolink train #689 (Irvine CA to Los Angeles CA) approaches the Orange, California, station. Train #689 includes two unique pieces of equipment in its consist: Coach 187 (the only Bombardier coach to wear the new scheme) and, for power, uniquely-painted Rosen Beaudin Group (RBRX) 18533. This locomotive is an ex-GO Transit F59PH (GOT 533) that was sold to a commuter agency in Detroit, Michigan (MITRAIN) that never got off the ground, and is painted in that agency's colors.
Sunny scenery in the afternoon: Tramway (Cobratram) line 4 from Tiefenbrunnen to Zürich Main Station runs on the Limmatquai near the station Helmhaus. In the background the two towers from the church 'Grossmünster', the church is behind the gray house...
Localtrain line S2 from Ziegelbrücke to Zürich Flughafen (Airport) arrives at the new part of Zürich Main Station, called Löwenstrasse, opened on June 15th 2014. There is a new 'electric power rail' (not wire) in this station. Also to see the borders of the separates electric sectors