Synopsis: Switzerland has recently launched the longest passenger train, making a world record. This train will cross through UNESCO World Heritage Site and will cover a distance of 24.9 km. The Swiss Rail Journal, RhB took around eight years to build this gala spectacle.
Switzerland has recently launched the longest passenger train, making a world record. This train will cross through UNESCO World Heritage Site and will cover a distance of 24.9 km. The Swiss Rail Journal, RhB took around eight years to build this gala spectacle.
Switzerland is known for its beautiful landscapes and which is why the train journey in Switzerland is popular. The natural beauty and colorful small houses are a delight to the eyes of Switzerland. Now you can witness all this beauty traveling through one of the longest passenger trains in the world.
Now, this longest train is designed to commemorate the 175th anniversary of Switzerland’s first railway system. The train weighs around 2990 tons and runs at a speed of 30-35 km per hour. This train has surely brought pride to the Swiss Railway Journal and is a treat for travelers and citizens of the country to travel through the world’s longest train. The train will run in the Swizz Alpes with almost 100 coaches.
What’s interesting about this world’s longest train
- The railway on the Bernina/Albula path from Preda to Bergen was run by the Swiss transportation business Rhaetian Railway (RhB).
- The train is 1.9 kilometers long!
- There are 25 four-car Capricorn EMUs and 100 modern EMUs.
- The railway traveled via 48 bridges and 22 tunnels.
- The Albula Line in Switzerland is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
- The train was enormous, weighing 2990 tonnes.
On the inauguration day, thousands of people gathered to witness this great day in Switzerland at the festival organized in the valley. This historical moment was witnessed by the spectators present at the festival. The train journey began at 2:20 pm from Preda and reached Landwasser Viaduct at 3:30 pm.
You will get to visit some of the best cities in Switzerland on this train. Switzerland is popular for its beautiful hill stations. So, if you are planning to visit Switzerland, don’t forget to take a ride on one of the world’s longest trains.
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