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Gotthardbahn of Swiss Federal Railways is a major route through the Alps. The north ramp rises from 472m above sea level in Erstfeld to 1106m asl. at Göschenen before entering the Gotthard tunnel.

In the image a pair of Re4/4 (4 axle engine) and Re6/6 (6 axle engine) climbs towards south at Amsteg. This engine combination is so common on Gotthard freight trains that it's nicknamed as 'Re10/10'.

Short introduction to Gotthardbahn at search.com.

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Additional Photos by Kari Tanskanen (ktanska) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4359 W: 62 N: 7471] (42560)
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