Re: [Swiss Rail] railway rescue cranes Ep. IV - V- VI SBB


There are a couple of photos of cranes at under and rescue trains at

I do not see photos of a rescue train with a crane attached.

I found this entry for Hilfszug on Wikipedia. There is a section on the SBB

In case of heavier work, the SBB might request a private company like Vanoli or Sersa come to their assistance with one of their Kirov cranes

Here is a photo of a work train, including a crane used to build bridges. It may be SBB or belong to a private company. It does seem to have SBB markings:

This might provide more information:


Mike C

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