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Trains at busy Zurich HB

Switzerland - 2012

Zurich Hauptbahnhof has always been one of my favourite stations. In the old days before intercity multiple units and push-pull there was always something going on as trains reversed. SBB had got loco changing down to a fine art. I was pleased to see that this is still the case although the practice is very much reduced. There are extremely busy moments at Zurich hb as trains from all over the country arrive and depart providing many finely timed connections. Then for ten minutes or so there is almost complete calm before the process is repeated. During this visit I was particularly interested in the Re 4/4 II worked trains so apologies for an overdose of these wonderful machines.