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Nov 11, 2012 - Simplon Tunnel and we are in Italy!

A slight delay in Brig, and we are underway we are juddering again, and its wheel slip! The Simplon tunnel is just a short distance from the platforms at Brig. It's quite a deep tunnel and well known for being hot inside, today there is visible moist air emerging into the rain. A passenger is asking the train guard, where her seat reservation is as its not on the display, he replies ' it's not working, it's a mystery, nobody knows why, and nobody knows how to fix it' now where have I heard that all to often in UK emerging some 9 mins later...

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