(Standard DVD) Country Collection - Switzerland: Volume 2
MATERIAL FEATURED in the European Railway Magazine series: Autumn 2003 to Winter 2005/6.
Erstfeld: A look at this famous railway town situated on the famous St.Gotthard main line to Italy. We feature various scenes taken around the station including classes: 460, 560, Ae 6/6, Re 4/4, Re 6/6 and ‘Cisalpino’ Italian high-speed trains.
Huttwil: lunchtime activity at this country junction station as we see one of the oldest locomotives (built in 1933) still in active service.
Mainline action: A fascinating 60 minutes is spent at Perroy next to Lake Geneva.
Zurich: Passenger and freight activity from around Limmettal Yard. Ae 6/6, Re 4/4, ICE, class 450 and 460 are seen in this April 2004 material.
Gotthard: We visit the area around Wassen on the St. Gotthard man line and sample some of the superb freight and passenger trains to be seen amid spectacular mountain scenery.
RhB: The first in a two-part video survey of the metre-gauge ‘Rhätische Bahn’. In this first section we follow the line from Schiers to Filisur passing through the resort towns of Klosters and Davos on the way.
RhB: Part 2 of our journey along the Rhätische Bahn. This time we continue from Filisur up the gradients to Preda and then down to Pontresina on the Bernina Bahn. We continue over the Bernina Pass and witness street running at Le Prese and onwards to the amazing circular viaduct at Brusio.
Sisikon: Evening and night scenes taken at Sisikon station, as passenger and freight services are observed over this part of the famous Gotthard pass route. Re 4/4, Re 6/6, and DB class 185 all appear.