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Dampfbahn Furka Bergstrecke

Schweig, Realp 6491, Switzerland
+41 848 000 144
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Best steam train experience ever

In 1982, the Furka Oberalp railway replaced some of the most interesting rack railway trackage ever... read more

Reviewed January 6, 2018
Electroburger
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Europe
Steam rack railway not to be missed

I had seen this steam train advertised on a previous visit to Switzerland but because I wasn't... read more

Reviewed August 15, 2017
JeffDesmond
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Whyalla, Australia
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Jan 6, 2018
“Best steam train experience ever”
Aug 15, 2017
“Steam rack railway not to be missed”
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Schweig, Realp 6491, Switzerland
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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

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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

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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.

Thank Cenk B
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