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12/4/2021
 
 
 
 
 
By:Peider SwissTrip
Dates:6/30/2020 - 6/30/2020
Album Info:SBB operates about 80 switchers, from diesel to electric and more types of hybrid are coming.
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SWISS switchers at work
Title:  SWISS switchers at work
Description:  The new SBB switching and mainline locomotive, the Class Aem 940, is called "Elephant". The Class Prima H4 was developed by Alstom at Belfort/France. Since 2019 a deployment of 47 vehicles are currently planned.
Photo Date:  1/15/2020  Upload Date: 12/28/2020 5:49:08 AM
Location:  Dottikon, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 940(UNKNOWN)
Views:  80   Comments: 0
SWISS switchers at work
Title:  SWISS switchers at work
Description:  The Class Am 843 is based on the diesel-hydraulic standard locomotives of the type G 1700-2 BB from the Kiel rail vehicle manufacturer Vossloh. But, in contrast to the standard version, is designed for left-hand traffic in Switzerland by arranging the control panels, front doors and exhaust chimney in mirror symmetry. They also have a front railing with fenders and built-in headlights.
Photo Date:  1/21/2020  Upload Date: 12/28/2020 5:48:31 AM
Location:  Bollodingen, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 843(UNKNOWN)
Views:  63   Comments: 0
SWISS switchers at work
Title:  SWISS switchers at work
Description:  The Tm 234 ("Ant") is a two-axle construction tractor of the SBB Infrastructure and some private railways. The main engine (12 cylinder MTU) develops an output of 550 kW, which it delivers to four traction motors via a hydrostatic system. The Tm 234 has a loading crane to work on the railway systems.
Photo Date:  6/2/2020  Upload Date: 12/28/2020 5:48:13 AM
Location:  Moehlin, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 234(UNKNOWN)
Views:  70   Comments: 0
SWISS switchers at work
Title:  SWISS switchers at work
Description:  The Am 841 is a diesel locomotive of SBB. The Class 841 were manufactured by GEC Alsthom Transport SA in Valencia(Spain as the GA-DE 900 / AS series.
Photo Date:  6/2/2020  Upload Date: 12/28/2020 5:48:22 AM
Location:  Moehlin, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 841(UNKNOWN)
Views:  70   Comments: 0
SWISS switchers at work ... not anymore
Title:  SWISS switchers at work ... not anymore
Description:  E 3/3 is the name of a versatile switcher locomotive , also called Tigerli (little tiger), of SBB with three drive axles and no running axles. They were produced by SLM in Winterthur for the Swiss Central Railway (SCB) as early as 1896.
Photo Date:  6/23/2020  Upload Date: 12/28/2020 5:48:18 AM
Location:  Buchs, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB E3/3(UNKNOWN)
Views:  49   Comments: 0
SWISS switchers at work
Title:  SWISS switchers at work
Description:  The 923 007 hybrid switcher brings a double tank container car to main station.
Photo Date:  6/30/2020  Upload Date: 12/28/2020 5:48:47 AM
Location:  Gossau, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 923(UNKNOWN)
Views:  62   Comments: 0
SWISS switchers at work
Title:  SWISS switchers at work
Description:  The Class 923 of SBB Cargo is an electro-diesel locomotive for easy delivery and shunting. The locomotive is called the "Butler" by the manufacturing company Stadler Rail.
Photo Date:  6/30/2020  Upload Date: 12/28/2020 5:48:51 AM
Location:  Gossau, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 923(UNKNOWN)
Views:  68   Comments: 1
SWISS switchers at work
Title:  SWISS switchers at work
Description:  SBB Cargo 923 017 on a delivery run with empty cars. It is driven by two three-phase asynchronous motors with IGBT- based converters. A diesel-electric drive with a 336 kW diesel engine is available for energy generation independent of the contact wire.
Photo Date:  6/30/2020  Upload Date: 12/28/2020 5:48:55 AM
Location:  St. Margrethen, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 923(UNKNOWN)
Views:  91   Comments: 1
SWISS switchers at work
Title:  SWISS switchers at work
Description:  Railway manufacturer Stadler Rail owns two Ee 3/3, class 936. Originally this switcher 936 133 was delievered 1991 to EBT - Emmental-Burgdorf-Thun-Bahn. In 2015 it was modified by Stadler for electric/battery hybrid operation.
Photo Date:  6/30/2020  Upload Date: 12/28/2020 5:49:00 AM
Location:  St. Margrethen, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  STADLER 936(UNKNOWN)
Views:  60   Comments: 0
SWISS switchers at work
Title:  SWISS switchers at work
Description:  Stadler own class 936 hybrid switcher moves out from the factory a KISS double deck EMU for delivery to Sweden.
Photo Date:  6/30/2020  Upload Date: 12/28/2020 5:49:04 AM
Location:  St. Margrethen, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  STADLER 936(UNKNOWN)
Views:  73   Comments: 0
SWISS switchers at work
Title:  SWISS switchers at work
Description:  The Class Am 843 is used by the Infrastructure Division (843 001ff), the Passenger Transport Division (041ff) and SBB Cargo (050ff). Here 843 017 running light along Lake of Zug.
Photo Date:  8/6/2020  Upload Date: 12/28/2020 5:48:26 AM
Location:  Arth, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 843(UNKNOWN)
Views:  58   Comments: 0
SWISS switchers at work
Title:  SWISS switchers at work
Description:  The Class 843 (here 843 084) where built 2003-2009 at Vossloh/Germany. They have an starting tractive effort of 250 kN and are equipped by a Caterpillar 3512B DI-TA-SCAC.
Photo Date:  8/6/2020  Upload Date: 12/28/2020 5:48:39 AM
Location:  Arth, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 843(UNKNOWN)
Views:  67   Comments: 0
SWISS switchers at work
Title:  SWISS switchers at work
Description:  SBB Cargo owns 45 powerful, 1500 kW, Class Am 843. They are used in switching and delivery services.
Photo Date:  8/6/2020  Upload Date: 12/28/2020 5:48:43 AM
Location:  Seewen, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 843(UNKNOWN)
Views:  57   Comments: 0
SWISS switchers at work
Title:  SWISS switchers at work
Description:  SBB checks electrification of the cargo diesel switcher locomotive Class Am 843. The locomotive is to be equipped on the one hand with a pantograph for driving on electrified routes and with a battery for non-electrified routes. After successful confirmation of the feasibility, a prototype will be created in a pilot conversion in 2021. In the course of 2022, the start of the series conversion of further locomotives is planned.
Photo Date:  11/24/2020  Upload Date: 12/28/2020 5:48:35 AM
Location:  Castione-Arbedo, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 843(UNKNOWN)
Views:  55   Comments: 0
SWISS switchers at work
Title:  SWISS switchers at work
Description:  Built 1951 by RACO was delievered to SBB as Tm II 751. Today it belongs to STAG Railcar Services at Sargans.
Photo Date:  6/22/2020  Upload Date: 12/28/2020 5:48:04 AM
Location:  Sargans, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB TMII(UNKNOWN)
Views:  60   Comments: 0
SWISS switchers at work
Title:  SWISS switchers at work
Description:  Built 1959 by JUNG, it was delivered to Industrieterrains Düsseldorf-Reisholz AG, Düsseldorf/Germany. After several owner changes it ended up as "Sandy" with Holcim Cement works at St. Margrethen.
Photo Date:  6/30/2020  Upload Date: 12/28/2020 5:47:59 AM
Location:  St. Margrethen, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  HOLCIM R30B(UNKNOWN)
Views:  62   Comments: 0
SWISS switchers at work
Title:  SWISS switchers at work
Description:  The 24 diesel-electric shunting tractors for the depots and workshops that were procured between 1958 and 1966 were designated as Tm III by SBB. Index III stands for performance class III (between 200 and 350 hp). This one was built as #4564 at SLM Winterthur in 1965. Today its owned by Stauffer, a switcher leasing company, as 231 007.
Photo Date:  6/30/2020  Upload Date: 12/28/2020 5:48:09 AM
Location:  Romanshorn, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB TMIII(UNKNOWN)
Views:  63   Comments: 0


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