The Glacier Express

We shall take another break from very fast trains and instead just take a slow and relaxing look at a few stunning pictures of a very beautiful train ride in the Swiss Alps.  The Glacier Express of Switzerland is a 7 and a half hour railway journey between St. Moritz / Davos and Zermatt across 291 bridges, through 91 tunnels and across the Oberalp Pass on the highest point at 2,033 m (6,670 ft) in altitude.  The entire line is electrified and metre gauge (1 m or 3 ft 3 and 3/8 inches).  Now just sit back and enjoy a few pictures of this beautiful train ride.

Route Map of the Glacier Express




You may click here to visit the official website of the Glacier Express.  We will resume with our fastests of trains and railways of the world series next week.

Comments

Neil said…
I hope to go on it next year. It is one of the most suggested rail holidays journeys. Look at those pictures basically confirm why! Thanks for sharing

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