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3/2/2021
 
 
 
 
 
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Rollout of Swiss EC250 high speed - low floor train
Title:  Rollout of Swiss EC250 high speed - low floor train
Description:  Roll-out presentation to the media of the new EMU for 250 kmp / 155 mph.
Photo Date:  5/18/2017  Upload Date: 5/19/2017 6:37:20 AM
Location:  Bussnang, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 501(UNKNOWN)
Views:  238   Comments: 3
Rollout of Swiss EC250 high speed - low floor train
Title:  Rollout of Swiss EC250 high speed - low floor train
Description:  All SBB class 501 high speed trains will get names of Cantons. They will recieve replicas of the Ae 6/6 blazons.
Photo Date:  5/18/2017  Upload Date: 5/19/2017 6:37:23 AM
Location:  Bussnang, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 501(UNKNOWN)
Views:  171   Comments: 0
Rollout of Swiss EC250 high speed - low floor train
Title:  Rollout of Swiss EC250 high speed - low floor train
Description:  The Giruno will be approved for operation not only in Switzerland, but also in Germany, Austria and Italy with appropriate national control systems and ETCS.
Photo Date:  5/18/2017  Upload Date: 5/19/2017 6:37:35 AM
Location:  Bussnang, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 501(UNKNOWN)
Views:  175   Comments: 0
Rollout of Swiss EC250 high speed - low floor train
Title:  Rollout of Swiss EC250 high speed - low floor train
Description:  The EC250 is designed with high pressure protection to withstand the shock wave when entering the Gotthard Base Tunnel. Therefore this massive constrution of the drivers side window.
Photo Date:  5/18/2017  Upload Date: 5/19/2017 6:37:38 AM
Location:  Bussnang, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 501(UNKNOWN)
Views:  201   Comments: 0
Rollout of Swiss EC250 high speed - low floor train
Title:  Rollout of Swiss EC250 high speed - low floor train
Description:  The EC250 proudly presents the SBB symbol on its nose, representing Swiss Quality.
Photo Date:  5/18/2017  Upload Date: 5/19/2017 6:37:41 AM
Location:  Bussnang, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 501(UNKNOWN)
Views:  166   Comments: 0
Rollout of Swiss EC250 high speed - low floor train
Title:  Rollout of Swiss EC250 high speed - low floor train
Description:  Stadler is building a total of 29 11-car low-floor high-speed multiple unit trains for SBB. The order also includes an option for 92 additional vehicles.
Photo Date:  5/18/2017  Upload Date: 5/19/2017 6:37:44 AM
Location:  Bussnang, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 501(UNKNOWN)
Views:  175   Comments: 0
Rollout of Swiss EC250 high speed - low floor train
Title:  Rollout of Swiss EC250 high speed - low floor train
Description:  Assembly of EC250 at Bussnang factory.
Photo Date:  5/18/2017  Upload Date: 5/19/2017 6:37:49 AM
Location:  Bussnang, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 501(UNKNOWN)
Views:  169   Comments: 0
Rollout of Swiss EC250 high speed - low floor train
Title:  Rollout of Swiss EC250 high speed - low floor train
Description:  From the end of 2019, the SBB class 501 will run in the longest rail tunnel in the world and connect the Swiss cities of Zurich and Basel with Milan, and later with Frankfurt as well.
Photo Date:  5/18/2017  Upload Date: 5/19/2017 6:37:52 AM
Location:  Bussnang, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 501(UNKNOWN)
Views:  200   Comments: 0
Rollout of Swiss EC250 high speed - low floor train
Title:  Rollout of Swiss EC250 high speed - low floor train
Description:  The SBB 501 has 177 first class seats in four cars.
Photo Date:  5/18/2017  Upload Date: 5/19/2017 6:37:56 AM
Location:  Bussnang, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 501(UNKNOWN)
Views:  167   Comments: 0
Rollout of Swiss EC250 high speed - low floor train
Title:  Rollout of Swiss EC250 high speed - low floor train
Description:  In six 2nd class cars there are 288 seats. Two cars have multifunctional sections, here one for buggies.
Photo Date:  5/18/2017  Upload Date: 5/19/2017 6:37:58 AM
Location:  Bussnang, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 501(UNKNOWN)
Views:  184   Comments: 0
Rollout of Swiss EC250 high speed - low floor train
Title:  Rollout of Swiss EC250 high speed - low floor train
Description:  The EC250 EMU has a 2' Bo' Bo' 2' 2' 2' 2' Bo' Bo' 2' 2' 2' 2' configuration with a power output of 6000 kW and is 202 meters /660 ft long.
Photo Date:  5/18/2017  Upload Date: 5/19/2017 6:38:01 AM
Location:  Bussnang, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 501(UNKNOWN)
Views:  181   Comments: 0
Rollout of Swiss EC250 high speed - low floor train
Title:  Rollout of Swiss EC250 high speed - low floor train
Description:  Multifunction section fo byces in a 2nd class coach, a not so common feature in a high speed train.
Photo Date:  5/18/2017  Upload Date: 5/19/2017 6:38:04 AM
Location:  Bussnang, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 501(UNKNOWN)
Views:  179   Comments: 0
Rollout of Swiss EC250 high speed - low floor train
Title:  Rollout of Swiss EC250 high speed - low floor train
Description:  Sensors for counting the passenger load factor (for outside display) and the lense of the surveillance camera.
Photo Date:  5/18/2017  Upload Date: 5/19/2017 6:38:06 AM
Location:  Bussnang, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 501(UNKNOWN)
Views:  157   Comments: 0
Rollout of Swiss EC250 high speed - low floor train
Title:  Rollout of Swiss EC250 high speed - low floor train
Description:  Pictogramms showing the way to firstclass section, family car, restaurant, business department and rest area.
Photo Date:  5/18/2017  Upload Date: 5/19/2017 6:38:09 AM
Location:  Bussnang, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 501(UNKNOWN)
Views:  165   Comments: 0
Rollout of Swiss EC250 high speed - low floor train
Title:  Rollout of Swiss EC250 high speed - low floor train
Description:  The train masters station with communication equipment and train control monitors.
Photo Date:  5/18/2017  Upload Date: 5/19/2017 6:38:12 AM
Location:  Bussnang, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 501(UNKNOWN)
Views:  156   Comments: 0
Rollout of Swiss EC250 high speed - low floor train
Title:  Rollout of Swiss EC250 high speed - low floor train
Description:  A special family coach has special "play tables" and along the walls some fancy designs about Switzerland, including the seven dwarfs representing the seven members of the Swiss government. Fun for the whole family !
Photo Date:  5/18/2017  Upload Date: 5/19/2017 6:38:15 AM
Location:  Bussnang, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 501(UNKNOWN)
Views:  178   Comments: 0
Rollout of Swiss EC250 high speed - low floor train
Title:  Rollout of Swiss EC250 high speed - low floor train
Description:  Restaurant car between first and second class coaches with 17 seats.
Photo Date:  5/18/2017  Upload Date: 5/19/2017 6:38:17 AM
Location:  Bussnang, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 501(UNKNOWN)
Views:  187   Comments: 0
Rollout of Swiss EC250 high speed - low floor train
Title:  Rollout of Swiss EC250 high speed - low floor train
Description:  Assembly of the restaurant section of the EC250 multible train.
Photo Date:  5/18/2017  Upload Date: 5/19/2017 6:38:20 AM
Location:  Bussnang, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 501(UNKNOWN)
Views:  186   Comments: 0
Rollout of Swiss EC250 high speed - low floor train
Title:  Rollout of Swiss EC250 high speed - low floor train
Description:  Bar and kitchen in the restaurant car.
Photo Date:  5/18/2017  Upload Date: 5/19/2017 6:38:23 AM
Location:  Bussnang, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 501(UNKNOWN)
Views:  172   Comments: 0
Rollout of Swiss EC250 high speed - low floor train
Title:  Rollout of Swiss EC250 high speed - low floor train
Description:  The stepless entry for platforms with a height of both 55 cm and 76 cm for easy, low floor access at different platform heights.
Photo Date:  5/18/2017  Upload Date: 5/19/2017 6:40:38 AM
Location:  Bussnang, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 501(UNKNOWN)
Views:  167   Comments: 0
Rollout of Swiss EC250 high speed - low floor train
Title:  Rollout of Swiss EC250 high speed - low floor train
Description:  The concept for Persons with Reduced Mobility (PRM) includes two cars (F and H) with two doors (different entry level Germany/Italy with higher profil P76 and Switzerland P55) and a restaurant car (G). Source Stadler Rail.
Photo Date:  5/18/2017  Upload Date: 5/19/2017 6:38:25 AM
Location:  Bussnang, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 501(UNKNOWN)
Views:  190   Comments: 0
Rollout of Swiss EC250 high speed - low floor train
Title:  Rollout of Swiss EC250 high speed - low floor train
Description:  It has two PRM toilets. There are also nine separate toilets for men (including two pissoirs) and women.
Photo Date:  5/18/2017  Upload Date: 5/19/2017 6:38:28 AM
Location:  Bussnang, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 501(UNKNOWN)
Views:  201   Comments: 0
Rollout of Swiss EC250 high speed - low floor train
Title:  Rollout of Swiss EC250 high speed - low floor train
Description:  Inside the restaurant car with two places for wheelchairs.
Photo Date:  5/18/2017  Upload Date: 5/19/2017 6:38:30 AM
Location:  Bussnang, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 501(UNKNOWN)
Views:  179   Comments: 0
Rollout of Swiss EC250 high speed - low floor train
Title:  Rollout of Swiss EC250 high speed - low floor train
Description:  The EC250 was designed with a special focus on comfort and customer-friendliness, in particular for families, senior citizens and persons with special mobility needs. The low-floor access, an innovation for a mass-produced high-speed multiple unit train, transforms climbing aboard for passengers to simply stepping inside. The Stadler offer to SBB ended up with 34'000 pages of description !
Photo Date:  5/18/2017  Upload Date: 5/19/2017 6:38:33 AM
Location:  Bussnang, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 501(UNKNOWN)
Views:  185   Comments: 0
Rollout of Swiss EC250 high speed - low floor train
Title:  Rollout of Swiss EC250 high speed - low floor train
Description:  Peter Spuhler, the owner of Stadler Rail. Stadler is not only celebrating the roll-out of the EC250, but also the company’s 75th anniversary. In 1942, in the midst of World War II, Ernst Stadler founded an engineering firm in Zurich that specialised in the development and construction of locomotives. In 1987, Peter Spuhler joined the company and purchased it two years later with a bank loan. At the time, the company only had 18 employees and a turnover of $ 4.5 million. Today it has a turnover of $ 2.1 billion and a workforce of over 7000 based in various locations across Switzerland, Germany, Spain, Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Belarus, Algeria and the United States.
Photo Date:  5/18/2017  Upload Date: 5/19/2017 6:37:10 AM
Location:  Bussnang, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 501(UNKNOWN)
Views:  170   Comments: 1
Rollout of Swiss EC250 high speed - low floor train
Title:  Rollout of Swiss EC250 high speed - low floor train
Description:  The EC250 is a new class of trains along the best-selling FLIRT (Fast Light Intercity and Regional Train) vehicle has already sold over 1400 units in a total of 17 countries. The KISS vehicle (the name is an acronym of the German for Comfortable Innovative Speedy Suburban Train) is also very popular: it has sold 258 units in 9 countries. The most powerful diesel-electric locomotive in Europe, the EURO4000, has sold 130 units in 7 countries.
Photo Date:  5/18/2017  Upload Date: 5/19/2017 6:40:41 AM
Location:  Bussnang, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 501(UNKNOWN)
Views:  186   Comments: 1
501 - SBB Swiss Federal Railways
Title:  501 - SBB Swiss Federal Railways
Description:  The new Eurocity Class 501 from Stadler Rail is a lowlevel highspeed train for up to 250 kph/156 mph. It can serve 29 inch as well as 21 inch high platforms in four countries (Switzerland, Germany, Italy, Austria). This plattform flexibility is unique for a lowfloor highspeed train worldwide.
Photo Date:  6/2/2020  Upload Date: 6/7/2020 1:14:40 PM
Location:  Muehlau, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 501(UNKNOWN)
Views:  46   Comments: 0
501 - SBB Swiss Federal Railways
Title:  501 - SBB Swiss Federal Railways
Description:  The Class 501, which will have a maximum operating speed of 250 kph/156 mph, will replace the ICN and ETR 610 sets gradually as it is introduced 2020.
Photo Date:  6/2/2020  Upload Date: 6/7/2020 1:14:43 PM
Location:  Muehlau, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 501(UNKNOWN)
Views:  49   Comments: 0
Swiss InterCity - IC21 Basel - Luzern - Lugano
Title:  Swiss InterCity - IC21 Basel - Luzern - Lugano
Description:  The 11-car units of Class 501 are to operate with a top speed of 250 kph / 160 mph and have a length of 200 metres (660 ft); they are to accommodate up to 403 passengers, 117 in first class, 286 in second class.
Photo Date:  8/6/2020  Upload Date: 11/27/2020 3:40:49 PM
Location:  Seewen, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 501(UNKNOWN)
Views:  28   Comments: 1
Swiss InterCity - IC21 Basel - Luzern - Lugano
Title:  Swiss InterCity - IC21 Basel - Luzern - Lugano
Description:  The RABe 501, nicknamed Giruno (buzzard), is a high-speed EMU train. It is the world's first single-deck low-floor high-speed train.
Photo Date:  8/6/2020  Upload Date: 11/27/2020 3:40:51 PM
Location:  Seewen, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 501(UNKNOWN)
Views:  37   Comments: 1
Swiss Eurocity connection - EC Zurich - Milano
Title:  Swiss Eurocity connection - EC Zurich - Milano
Description:  The new Stadler Rail Class 501 was recently introduced on its first EC service and will replace the ETR 610 on EC Zurich-Milano, who overtakes the Zurich - Munich connection.
Photo Date:  8/6/2020  Upload Date: 11/28/2020 10:56:42 AM
Location:  Arth, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 501(UNKNOWN)
Views:  35   Comments: 1
Swiss InterCity - IC21 Basel - Luzern - Lugano
Title:  Swiss InterCity - IC21 Basel - Luzern - Lugano
Description:  Class 501 "nomenclature": LBT Lötschberg Base Tunnel, GBT Gotthard Base Tunnel (permission for tunnel operation), NBT 200 kph/125 mph high speed line, 250 = speed, CH/D/A/I = certified for Switzerland, Germany, Austria and Italy, RABe 501 = class
Photo Date:  8/6/2020  Upload Date: 11/27/2020 3:40:55 PM
Location:  Arth, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 501(UNKNOWN)
Views:  23   Comments: 0
Swiss InterCity - IC21 Basel - Luzern - Lugano
Title:  Swiss InterCity - IC21 Basel - Luzern - Lugano
Description:  Restaurant coach with 17 seats. The rather short coaches alouds a wider, more comfortable profile.
Photo Date:  8/6/2020  Upload Date: 11/27/2020 3:40:57 PM
Location:  Arth, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 501(UNKNOWN)
Views:  26   Comments: 0
Swiss InterCity - IC21 Basel - Luzern - Lugano
Title:  Swiss InterCity - IC21 Basel - Luzern - Lugano
Description:  The electrification systems fitted to the Class 501 trains are compatible with the Swiss and German 15 kV 16.7 Hz alternating current (AC) overhead power supply, as well as Italian 3 kV direct current (DC) and 25 kV 50 Hz electrification systems.
Photo Date:  8/6/2020  Upload Date: 11/27/2020 3:41:00 PM
Location:  Arth, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 501(UNKNOWN)
Views:  34   Comments: 0
Swiss InterCity - IC2 Zurich - Lugano
Title:  Swiss InterCity - IC2 Zurich - Lugano
Description:  Due to a factory fire along the track a Class 501 Giruno train sits next to a Class 500 ICN train at Melide station on the Gotthard route witing for line opening (and that was the end of my spotting day!).
Photo Date:  11/24/2020  Upload Date: 11/27/2020 3:40:46 PM
Location:  Melide, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 501(UNKNOWN)
Views:  25   Comments: 0
Swiss Eurocity connection - EC Zurich - Milano
Title:  Swiss Eurocity connection - EC Zurich - Milano
Description:  The new Class 501, in service since 2020, has space for 405 passengers and runs on 250 kph / 155 mph through the Gotthard (GBT) and Ceneri Base Tunnel (CBT). The CBT opened a few weeks ago and has a length of 15 km / 9.3 miles. Instead of the summit Gotthard line there is now a "flat" line through the Swiss alps.
Photo Date:  11/24/2020  Upload Date: 11/28/2020 10:56:46 AM
Location:  Castione-Arbedo, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 501(UNKNOWN)
Views:  28   Comments: 0


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