Breaking the Ice

(day 1)
5th November 2005

Spiez :


The "empties" for the tour arrive behind Ae6/8 205.

Liessigen :


Ae8/8 273 then took us back to Interlaken West.

Liessigen :


With 205 still on the rear of the train.

Interlaken West :


At Interlaken we crossed one of the BLS Re4/4s on a service train.

Spiez :


Back at Spiez it was "all change" on the loco front.

Spiez :


And 465018 took over the train in the rain.

Moutier :


Time for a quick photo stop.

Unknown location :


465018 leading the train.

Photo : Daniel Schärer

Unknown location :

 

465018 leading the train.

Photo : Daniel Schärer

Grenchen :


And finally the sun puts in an all too brief appearance.

Spiez :


Tm 97 takes over the front of the train as far as Heustrich-Emdthal.

Kiestag :


Where 235093 takes the lead down to Kiestag.

Kiestag :


The shunter at Kiestag is an ex DB 260, sold before they got renumbered as 360s.

Kiestag :


Having let people get off for photos, the train then proceeded onto the raised section of track...

Kiestag :


... about as far as it could go.

Kiestag :


Then 97 took us back to Heustrich.

Spiez :


Back at Spiez 1920 vintage Ce4/6 307 took over to shunt us into the depot.

Spiez depot :


Where it waited for us to have a look around.

Photo : Ian Edwards

Spiez :


Then brought us back to the station again.

All photos by Duncan Jennings unless otherwise stated


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