“Glacier Express” is an international sightseeing train, one of the icons for Switzerland which is familiar to many people in the world.
It is very popular as it runs through the European Alps in the southeast part of Switzerland from Zermatt to St. Moritz over two companies' railways "Rhaetishe Bahn" and "Matterhorn-Gotthard-Bahn" very slowly, spending 8 hours, so that the passengers can enjoy to the full looking at the magnificent Alpine landscape from the panoramic view windows.
Alpine Loco. Ge4/4 Ⅲ ”UNESCO”
Locomotive Ge4/4-III is capable to draw a 210 ton train at 50 km/h on a 25 ‰ slope in adhesion method and used to pull such international sightseeing trains as Glacier Express and other passenger trains of RhB. Among the locomotives Ge4/4-III, Locomotive No. 160 is a special vehicle with the design of famous Landwasser stone viaduct painted on the blue background in the movement aiming at the designation as an Unesco world heritage.
●Short coupler equipped, Arnold coupler supplied for exchange.
●Minimum Turning Radius R150mm