Competition time: Re420 km in a day


Heléna Moretti
 

The competition is to see who can plan the longest distance travelled with Re4/4" in a day.

Okay here are the rules: 

1) The Re4/4" must be booked to work on that train
2) They must only include trains open to passengers (not postals or freight).
3) You can use any km between midnight and midnight even if the train began before or after the cut off.
4) paired locomotives count as double km
5) You can't teleport (or fly) between places but you can catch other non Re4/4" hauled trains to make connections

Here is my attempt

EN 22101:11Vallorbe - Brig(02:14)turn 611.2192 km
EN221 01:11Vallorbe - Domodossola(03:55)611.6234 km
(use of EC 114 from Milan to Chiasso; it may be a 402/b but at least its loco hauled)
EC11410:01Chiasso - Zurich(13:29)611.35241 km
IR227514:09Zurich - Locarno(17:13)611.36208 km
IR219017:45Locarno - Luzern(20:41)611.32195 km
IR219020:54Luzern - Basel(21:55)611.1095 km
IR219020:54Luzern - Basel(21:55)611.2695 km
IR179922:47Basel - Zurich(23:52)611.1091 km
IR179922:47Basel - Zurich(23:52)611.2691 km

Total1,458 km

Okay, I did opt here to wait on the 09:10 off Milan to get back into Re4/4" territory so as to avoid taking a multiple unit but I think this total is pretty hard to beat.

Regards
Helena

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Heléna Moretti
 

Sorry, I used tabs and it seems e-mails delete the spaces so I have reposted it here with spaces.
(I hate computers)


 
The competition is to see who can plan the longest distance travelled with Re4/4" in a day.

Okay here are the rules: 

1) The Re4/4" must be booked to work on that train
2) They must only include trains open to passengers (not postals or freight).
3) You can use any km between midnight and midnight even if the train began before or after the cut off.
4) paired locomotives count as double km
5) You can't teleport (or fly) between places but you can catch other non Re4/4" hauled trains to make connections

Here is my attempt

EN 221; 01:11 Vallorbe - Brig (02:14); turn 611.2; 192 km
EN221; 01:11 Vallorbe - Domodossola (03:55); 611.6; 234 km
(use of EC 114 from Milan to Chiasso; it may be a 402/b but at least its loco hauled)
EC114; 10:01 Chiasso - Zurich (13:29); 611.35; 241 km
IR2275; 14:09 Zurich - Locarno (17:13); 611.36; 208 km
IR2190; 17:45 Locarno - Luzern (20:41); 611.32; 195 km
IR2190; 20:54 Luzern - Basel (21:55); 611.10; 95 km
IR2190; 20:54 Luzern - Basel(21:55); 611.26; 95 km
IR1799; 22:47 Basel - Zurich(23:52); 611.10; 91 km
IR1799; 22:47 Basel - Zurich(23:52); 611.26; 91 km

Total1,458 km

Okay, I did opt here to wait on the 09:10 off Milan to get back into Re4/4" territory so as to avoid taking a multiple unit but I think this total is pretty hard to beat.

Regards
Helena


Martin Baumann
 

GENEVA 0458
BRIG 0731 205.74km 1403

BRIG 0749
BERN 0854

BERN 0904
BASEL 0959

BASEL 1004
LUZERN 1105 2 x 93.73km 2169

LUZERN 1110
ZÜRICH 1150

ZÜRICH 1208
BASEL 1312 90.09km 1772

BASEL 1347
ZÜRICH 1452 90.09km 1779

ZÜRICH 1508
BASEL 1612 90.09km 1778

BASEL 1633
ZÜRICH 1726

ZÜRICH 1740
ALTSTETTEN 1745 2 x 4.10km 19070

ALTSTETTEN 1749
HARDBRÜCKE 1751

HARDBRÜCKE 1800
SCHAFFHAUSEN 1859 2 x 57.14km 19173

SCHAFFHAUSEN 1918
ZÜRICH 1955

ZÜRICH 2036
BASEL 2147 88.48km 1990 (via Brugg-Frick)

BASEL 2247
ZÜRICH 2352 90.09km 1799

total 1054.61km

Martin Baumann


Martin Baumann
 


BASEL 2247
ZÜRICH 2352 90.09km 1799

total 1054.61km

Sorry that should read 2x 90.09km as that train is a pair. Already taken into account in total of 1054.61


Krist van Besien
 

On Sat, Jun 22, 2013 at 10:18 PM, Heléna Moretti <
helena.moretti@btinternet.com> wrote:



EN 22101:11Vallorbe - Brig(02:14)turn 611.2192 km
EN221 01:11Vallorbe - Domodossola(03:55)611.6234 km

AFAIK you can't get on/off EN221 within Switzerland...

Krist



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krist@vanbesien.org
Bern, Switzerland


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gordonwis
 

AFAIK you can't get on/off EN221 within Switzerland...
But it could be the starting point of a Swiss trip - especially those of us coming from the UK - boarding at Paris (the train also picks up at Dijon) and getting off the train at Milano, thus completing Helena's jaunt to Milan and back to Chiasso


Heléna Moretti
 

Krist said ... 

 
AFAIK you can't get on/off EN221 within Switzerland...
Gordon replied.....

"But it could be the starting point of a Swiss trip - especially those of us coming from the UK - boarding at Paris (the train also picks up at Dijon) and getting off the train at Milano, thus completing Helena's jaunt to Milan and back to Chiasso"

My reply,
Thanks Gordon, it appears you read the rules more thoroughly than Krist. Indeed, there is nothing to stop you jumping in and out of Switzerland to achieve the maximum km. Without the double clicks on EN221 I think I would be down around the 1,000 mark, therefore I enjoyed Martin Baumann's response, 1,054 km. Oddly I once did get off EN221 at Brig when the train was heavily delayed (in France), I asked sweetly if I could get off and the guard replied that he wasn't looking in my direction for the next 5 minutes.  
Regards
Helena