Pilatusbahn – Zahnradbahn – Cremallera

Por |mayo 18th, 2019|


When engineer Eduard Locher

proposed building a railway on Mount Pilatus

in the 19th century, many though he had gone mad.

But in 1889 the 4,618-meter-long railway

opened from Alpnachstad to Pilatus Kulm.

With a gradient of 48%

it is the steepest cogwheel railway in the world. […]