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So many wonders of nature!

We went over the Furka Pass at full speed! First we took the Furka Cogwheel Steam Railway to... read more

Reviewed February 11, 2019
14simsim14
Awesome experience not only for railway nerds and train spotters!

Me and my 3 year old boy spent a wonderful day aboard the beautifully restored Furka Steam Train... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
601PatrickC
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Feb 11, 2019
“So many wonders of nature!”
Aug 6, 2018
“Awesome experience not only for railway nerds and train spotters!”
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Reviewed February 11, 2019

We went over the Furka Pass at full speed! First we took the Furka Cogwheel Steam Railway to Gletsch, where we changed to the postal bus and travelled up to the top of the pass. We enjoyed looking at the many wonders of nature during...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Me and my 3 year old boy spent a wonderful day aboard the beautifully restored Furka Steam Train. The train attendants did a marvelous job in explaining the history as well as the stunning sights along the track, including the once massive Rhône Glacier. There...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed January 6, 2018

In 1982, the Furka Oberalp railway replaced some of the most interesting rack railway trackage ever with a 14km long tunnel. This stretch, high in the mountains, was closed in the winter, was abandoned. Over the years, the Furka Dampbahn (steam train) group has been...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 15, 2017

I had seen this steam train advertised on a previous visit to Switzerland but because I wasn't staying nearby I wasn't able to do it. On this visit I was still 3 and 1/2 hours away by train but I caught an early train to...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank JeffDesmond
Reviewed August 14, 2016

A small steam locomotive puffing and whistling... It's like a toy for big boys, maybe a dream from the past, add to this amazing mountanin views... Do not miss it when you're around.

Date of experience: August 2016
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