Breaking the Ice

(day 2)
6th November 2005

Spiez :


For Sunday's train the main power was 485020.

Ausserberg :


Ausserberg was a nice spot for a photo stop.

Unknown location :


A lineside shot of 485020 leading the tour.

Photo : Daniel Schärer

Brig :


As we dropped into Brig we got a good view of the FO depot including this old croc.

Domodossola :


At Domodossola our engine had to be shunted around the train by FS 2452169.

Domodossola :


After a look around it was time to head back north.

Blausee Mitholz :


At Blausee Mitholz the opportunity was taken to do some extra track into the local quarry.

Photo : Ian Edwards

Blausee Mitholz :


With the customary attempt to get every available inch of track.

Photo : Ian Edwards

Spiez :


Back at Spiez fresh engines were being positioned.

Photo : Daniel Schärer

Spiez :


Ready for the main train to return.

Photo : Daniel Schärer

Spiez :


And 485020 to be changed for something a little older.

Spiez :


Ae4/4 258 took over the rear of the train.

Spiez :


Whilst 251 took over the front.

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251 led us down the branch towards Zweisimmen.

Photo : Daniel Schärer

Erlenbach im Simmenthal :


Time for one last photo stop as the gloom gathered at Erlenbach.

Erlenbach im Simmenthal :


With 258 still bringing up the rear.

All photos by Duncan Jennings unless otherwise stated


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