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  1. Jungfrau Railway passenger trains Details
    The Jungfrau Railway, the pioneer of all mountain railways, began operating an all-year-round service from Kleine Scheidegg to the Jungfraujoch in 1912. The mountain terminus is the Jungfraujoch, altitude 3454 metres, where two underground station halls house Europe's highest altitude railway station.

  2. BLS AG passenger trains Details
    BLS AG is a Swiss railway company created by the 2006 merger of BLS Lötschbergbahn and Regionalverkehr Mittelland AG. Since the merger, BLS has been the exclusive operator of the standard gauge part of the S-Bahn Bern. This includes open access services over Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) and STB Sensetalbahn tracks. Since December 2007 BLS offers a new RegioExpress service over the old Lötschberg route while most SBB and Cisalpino, InterCity, and EuroCity trains use the new Lötschberg tunnel.

  3. WAB - The Wengernalp Railway (Switzerland) passenger trains Details
    Die Wengernalpbahn, the world's longest continuous cogwheel railway, connects Lauterbrunnen, Kleine Scheidegg and Grindelwald.
    At peak periods, additional trains can be put into operation following at short intervals behind the scheduled train, allowing capacity to be optimised according to demand. This demands an extremely flexible organization procedure and of course enormous care and attention with regard to dispatching trains. Trains do not travel directly from Lauterbrunnen over to Grindelwald. For safety reasons, regulations state that the electrified railcar must always be positioned at the lower end of the train, and so train compositions do not usually cross Kleine Scheidegg. However, a triangular junction specially built into the mountainside at Kleine Scheidegg allows the train to be turned if necessary so that it can also be used on the other side of the pass. The busiest stretch of railway runs from Lauterbrunnen to Wengen and this is also used to transport goods to traffic-free Wengen. The original railway tracks still run parallel to the new tracks on part of this stretch. However since the introduction of the latest freight locomotives - which travel as fast as passenger trains - they are seldom used.

  4. Region Alpes passenger trains Details
    Railroad of 146 km connecting St-Gingolph to Brigue via Entremont.

  5. Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn passenger trains Details
    The Matterhorn Gotthard Railway today operates the Zermatt-Brig-Disentis and Andermatt-Göschenen stretches. The trains cover a distance of 144 kilometres, run through 33 tunnels and galleries and cross 126 bridges. The variedness of the regions is fascinating: just like in a picture book, and almost romantic, the red narrow gauge train travels through a changing scenery of captivating natural beauty. The point of departure is Zermatt (1605 m above sea level). From the village at the foot of the Matterhorn, the line leads through the Matter valley and then through the Rhone valley to Brig (670 m above sea level). The journey continues through the picturesque Goms region into the Canton of Uri. On the Oberalp Pass, the railway reaches the highest point on the line (2033 m above sea level). The end of the Matterhorn Gotthard Railway is in Disentis (1130 m above sea level), with a direct connection to the RhB Rhaetian Railway.

  6. DFB - The Furka Steam Railway passenger trains Details
    Dampfbahn Furka-Bergstrecke (DFB)) is a largely volunteer-operated heritage railway which operates a partially rack and pinion-operated line across the Furka Pass, between Realp in Uri and Oberwald in Valais. Culminating at 2,160 metres (7,087 ft), above sea level, it is an old mountainous section of the Furka Oberalp Bahn (FO) that was abandoned after the construction of the Furka Tunnel. It has been gradually brought back into service by the Verein Furka-Bergstrecke with the use of only steam locomotives, with the entire line completed in 2010. As a result, the nearly 18 kilometre-long Furka Railway is the longest operated unelectrified line in Switzerland.

  7. ZMB - Zürcher Museums-Bahn Details
    Historical railway in Zurich

  8. Verkehrshaus der Schweiz, Museum - Schienenverkehr Details
    Swiss Museum of Transport, Museum - Rail Transport

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