Swiss HGe4/4 II

The 1980s saw a number of Switzerland’s 1000mm railways modernise and a number of them received fleets of HGe4/4 II locomotives – 100km/h electric locos with four powered axles that could operate both on an adhesion and rack basis – which made them very useful indeed for the work that they would be intended to carry out.

Work in progress…


101 966 awaits departure from Luzern with an Engelberg bound train, 31/10/18 (JW)

Die Zentralbahn loco haulage – Luzern to Engelberg