In a country famous for mountain railroading, the Gotthard route is the greatest challenge, the one by which the Swiss Federal Railways measures its locomotives. The Gotthard was the stomping ground for the 2-10-0 “Elephants,” Switzerland’s largest steam engines. But when the decision was made to electrify the route, the Elephants were replaced by Crocodiles. For more information on the prototype and our Crocodile models, click on any engine below.
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