Continuing our fascination for the Rhätische Bahn (Rhaetian Railways), and with René’s acquisition of a MavicPro quad-copter, here is a combination of aerial and ground video capture of our favorite red trains next to the Rhine, between Trin and Reichenau.
After many years of car ownership, and of driving everywhere for everything, our fourth BMW finally gave up under pressure of an ailing catalyser — a decision was taken not to replace it.
Aged 18 years and with 300,000 kms on the clock, it was sold for CHF 300.- (the buyer wanted the engine, or so he said) thus avoiding us any scrapping costs or towing to the demolition yard – he sent a transporter as can be seen here in the video. Continue reading →
The Rhätische Bahn (Rhaetian Railways) is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage and comprises an incredible number of amazing tunnels, bridges, viaducts and earthworks. Probably the most iconic is the Landwasser Viaduct – a short hike from the Filisur station.
Here are photos and video of three trains traversing. Next phase of this project is to use aerial photography from a quad-copter. Continue reading →
Over several years of visiting central and Eastern Switzerland – we have captured images from the home of the Rhätische Bahn and many other iconic regional railways.
Most recently from Landquart (a Rhätische/main line exchange station before Chur on the mainline from Zurich), and previously from Trin, Chur, Obergesteln, Oberwald, Realp, and Lauterbrunnen. Continue reading →