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9/25/2017
 
 
 
 
 
By:Peider SwissTrip
Dates:5/9/2017 - 5/10/2017
Album Info:A two day trip to Valais. The canton of Valais is one of the 26 cantons of Switzerland, situated in the south western part of the country, around the valley of the Rhône from its headwaters to Lake Geneva. The canton is simultaneously one of the driest regions of Switzerland in its central Rhône valley and among the wettest, having large amounts of snow and rain up on the highest peaks found in Switzerland.
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Vineyards and 10.000 ft snow tops
Title:  Vineyards and 10.000 ft snow tops
Description:  Behind the Bo'Bo'Bo class Re 6/6 the Les Diablerets mountain with 3.210 m / 10.530 ft. This is one of the highest skiing resorts in Switzerland.
Photo Date:  5/9/2017  Upload Date: 5/17/2017 12:02:56 PM
Location:  St-Triphon, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB Re6/6(UNKNOWN)
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Vineyards and 10.000 ft snow tops
Title:  Vineyards and 10.000 ft snow tops
Description:  The SBB intercity Brig - Geneva enters the station at Bex, a small town at Canton Vaud. The salt deposits in Bex were the first that were discovered in Switzerland. Today industry, retail and agriculture replaced the mining business.
Photo Date:  5/9/2017  Upload Date: 5/17/2017 12:02:46 PM
Location:  Bex, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 460(UNKNOWN)
Views:  71   Comments: 0
Vineyards and 10.000 ft snow tops
Title:  Vineyards and 10.000 ft snow tops
Description:  We don't have Bananas plantation, but we have a Chiquita-Re 460.
Photo Date:  5/9/2017  Upload Date: 5/17/2017 12:03:11 PM
Location:  Bex, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 460(UNKNOWN)
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Vineyards and 10.000 ft snow tops
Title:  Vineyards and 10.000 ft snow tops
Description:  SBB Cargo 420 264 leads a mixed freight along the vineyards of St-Leonard.
Photo Date:  5/10/2017  Upload Date: 5/17/2017 12:03:00 PM
Location:  St-Leonard, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 420(UNKNOWN)
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Vineyards and 10.000 ft snow tops
Title:  Vineyards and 10.000 ft snow tops
Description:  A intercity train with behind the Bietschhorn Mountain with 3.934 m / 12.900 ft.
Photo Date:  5/10/2017  Upload Date: 5/17/2017 12:03:14 PM
Location:  St-Leonard, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 460(UNKNOWN)
Views:  78   Comments: 0
Vineyards and 10.000 ft snow tops
Title:  Vineyards and 10.000 ft snow tops
Description:  Arrival of the morning intercity Brig - Geneva at Saint-Maurice. In the background the Mountain Le Catogne with 2.598 m / 8.520 ft.
Photo Date:  5/10/2017  Upload Date: 5/17/2017 12:03:17 PM
Location:  Saint-Maurice, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 460(UNKNOWN)
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Vineyards and 10.000 ft snow tops
Title:  Vineyards and 10.000 ft snow tops
Description:  The intercity stops at Saint-Maurice station. Massif du Chablais at right with 2.400 m / 7875 ft with fresh snow on top.
Photo Date:  5/10/2017  Upload Date: 5/17/2017 12:03:07 PM
Location:  Saint-Maurice, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 460(UNKNOWN)
Views:  64   Comments: 0
Vineyards and 10.000 ft snow tops
Title:  Vineyards and 10.000 ft snow tops
Description:  Re 460 053 is pushing the push-pull intercity Geneva - Brig up the Valais valley.
Photo Date:  5/10/2017  Upload Date: 5/17/2017 12:03:20 PM
Location:  St-Leonard, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 460(UNKNOWN)
Views:  68   Comments: 0
Vineyards and 10.000 ft snow tops
Title:  Vineyards and 10.000 ft snow tops
Description:  A regional train in front of steep mountain vineyards at St-Leonard. Those vineyards are built on small stone terraces ... hard work for those farmers. Recently on state visit, Chinese President Xi Jinping tasted a glas of Graine de Champion! This wine was mentioned first time in history at the year 1602.
Photo Date:  5/10/2017  Upload Date: 5/17/2017 12:03:04 PM
Location:  St-Leonard, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 560(UNKNOWN)
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Vineyards and 10.000 ft snow tops
Title:  Vineyards and 10.000 ft snow tops
Description:  A ETR 610 highspeed train is crossing the bridge "Pont des Paluds" over the river Rhone, 125 meter long and 24 meter high. Using 2300 ton of steel and 5000 ton of concrete it went into operation in December 2016.
Photo Date:  5/10/2017  Upload Date: 5/17/2017 12:02:50 PM
Location:  Bex, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 610(UNKNOWN)
Views:  74   Comments: 1
Vineyards and 10.000 ft snow tops
Title:  Vineyards and 10.000 ft snow tops
Description:  A SBB highspeed ETR 610 EMU on the international connection Milan to Geneva, passing enroute the Simplon tunnel. Here at Salgesch in the middle of the vineyards.
Photo Date:  5/10/2017  Upload Date: 5/17/2017 12:02:53 PM
Location:  Salgesch, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 610(UNKNOWN)
Views:  57   Comments: 0
Vineyards and 10.000 ft snow tops
Title:  Vineyards and 10.000 ft snow tops
Description:  The hybrid electric/diesel shunter class 923 works at Saint-Maurice station.
Photo Date:  5/10/2017  Upload Date: 5/17/2017 12:03:33 PM
Location:  Saint-Maurice, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 923(UNKNOWN)
Views:  71   Comments: 0
Vineyards and 10.000 ft snow tops
Title:  Vineyards and 10.000 ft snow tops
Description:  Out of the tunnel the intercity from Geneva arrives at Saint-Maurice station. The signal box is no longer in work.
Photo Date:  5/10/2017  Upload Date: 5/17/2017 12:03:37 PM
Location:  Saint-Maurice, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Vineyards and 10.000 ft snow tops
Title:  Vineyards and 10.000 ft snow tops
Description:  Rail car with gravel skips.
Photo Date:  5/10/2017  Upload Date: 5/17/2017 12:03:23 PM
Location:  Saint-Maurice, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Vineyards and 10.000 ft snow tops
Title:  Vineyards and 10.000 ft snow tops
Description:  Coming along the grave cross of a 31 year old man, who lost his life. In Switzerland we have almost daily a suicide on railroad tracks. Hope, Jean Christophe Di Dio rest in peace now.
Photo Date:  5/10/2017  Upload Date: 5/17/2017 12:03:27 PM
Location:  St-Leonard, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  SBB 560(UNKNOWN)
Views:  60   Comments: 0
Vineyards and 10.000 ft snow tops
Title:  Vineyards and 10.000 ft snow tops
Description:  Saint-Maurice sidings and station (in background). Saint-Maurice is a village with about 4500 inhabitants, intercity trains Geneva - Brig make a stop here.
Photo Date:  5/10/2017  Upload Date: 5/17/2017 12:03:30 PM
Location:  Saint-Maurice, CH
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Views:  74   Comments: 2


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