The Vitznau Rigi Bahn

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The railway to the summit of Mount Rigi, the “Queen of Mountains” in Switzerland is Europe’s only standard gauge rack railway. Climbing to almost 1,798 metres, it was also the first mountain railway in Euope, and completed in 1875.

The station at Rigi Kulm provides a fantastic view point over Lake Luzern (The Vierwaldstattersee), and is still a great favourite with railway enthusiasts and tourists from around the world.

 

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