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Furka Cogwheel Steam Railway

Furka Cogwheel Steam Railway

The goal of saving the entire Furka mountain line from decay and bringing life back to it with steam trains is close at hand. Nostalgic experiences - in Goms, of course.
Marvel at the pioneering engineering feats of our ancestors in the midst of a grandiose mountain landscape.

First, the soon-to-be 100-year-old steam engine climbs up the mountain on the meter-gauge cog rail alongside the rushing waters of the Furkareuss.

At the first stop in Tiefenbach you can dip your hand into the water. With a full steam boiler, the train continues through the Alp meadows teeming with wildflowers. Then there is an extended stop at Bahnhof Furka, the highest station (2,160 m above sea level). After that, the train rolls without the aid of cogs through the 1,874-meter Scheitel tunnel at a gentle descent toward Valais.

You will experience a special spectacle of nature and engineering while viewing the celebrated Rhone Glacier, which soon reveals itself to passengers between snow-covered peaks.
The goal of saving the entire Furka mountain line from decay and bringing life back to it with steam trains is close at hand. Nostalgic experiences - in Goms, of course.
Marvel at the pioneering engineering feats of our ancestors in the midst of a grandiose mountain landscape.

First, the soon-to-be 100-year-old steam engine climbs up the mountain on the meter-gauge cog rail alongside the rushing waters of the Furkareuss.

At the first stop in Tiefenbach you can dip your hand into the water. With a full steam boiler, the train continues through the Alp meadows teeming with wildflowers. Then there is an extended stop at Bahnhof Furka, the highest station (2,160 m above sea level). After that, the train rolls without the aid of cogs through the 1,874-meter Scheitel tunnel at a gentle descent toward Valais.

You will experience a special spectacle of nature and engineering while viewing the celebrated Rhone Glacier, which soon reveals itself to passengers between snow-covered peaks.

Furka Cogwheel Steam Railway

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Obergoms Tourismus AG
Furkastrasse 53
3985 Münster
Tel. +41 (0)27 974 68 68
tourismus@obergoms.ch
www.obergoms.ch

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