57125Re: Fw: Last run thru the Alps !
- Jun 25, 2008It was a weekend. Besides, I broke my collar bone Friday night at
the company soccer game so consider it 'theropy' :)
I'm back Tuesday and my shoulder is getting amazingly better.
looked at my 3x6 End module for inspiration. Track time tomorrow
(unless the doctor says nope, noway, nada, nix).
--- In email@example.com, "Loren" <ljsnyder@...> wrote:
> Aren't you supposed to be working, you know, making money for your
> company............not having fun riding trains and having the
time of your
> life. Just doesn't seem fair to the rest of us working slobs.
> Enjoy while you can,
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jeff" <sjbazman49@...>
> To: <Z_scale@yahoogroups.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, June 24, 2008 9:25 AM
> Subject: [Z_Scale] Fw: Last run thru the Alps !
> Back in the cab of the BLS cargo train with Daniel Baechtold.
> across the Swiss border in Haltingen, Germany (by Wil on the
> was a load problem that held up our first Lok's arrival but we
made it all
> up. Normal departures usually get held up all over so starting
late is good.
> We ended up in Frutigen, in in the Kander Valley by one of the
> just past Thun, about 50km south of the Bern capital.. Talk about
> elevated track! About a 12" difference from one track pair to the
> The new high speed test train was parked on a siding. This one can
> the existing speed by tilting the cars themselves by an additional
> degrees. There are some LONG turnouts for 120kmh trains. Look like
a #12 or
> Our loads are 3 axle trucks (Lorries) on the equivelant of a
> 4 macro sized wheels under it ! Pix when I get home.
> Well, off we go, back down the hill, dynamically breaking most of
> We pass thru Olten, nearby where Jürg lives but not able to stop
by on this
> SF Bay Area
> Sent via BlackBerry from T-Mobile
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