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 Rigi Mountain Rack Railways, Switzerland

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k&nwlr



Location : Alsace, France

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PostSubject: Rigi Mountain Rack Railways, Switzerland   Rigi Mountain Rack Railways, Switzerland EmptySun Mar 09, 2014 6:57 pm

I was off on a birthday day trip to the Rigi´s two (now amalgamated) rack railways, where I found the Vitznau one in steam. Pics were taken:

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Saint-Oblas

Location : Lyon, France

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PostSubject: Re: Rigi Mountain Rack Railways, Switzerland   Rigi Mountain Rack Railways, Switzerland EmptySun Mar 09, 2014 7:04 pm

The  Riggenbach rack system can be seen, very different from the one used at Montenvers or TMB in the Chamonix mountains
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Location : Alsace, France

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PostSubject: Re: Rigi Mountain Rack Railways, Switzerland   Rigi Mountain Rack Railways, Switzerland EmptySun Mar 09, 2014 7:11 pm

Exactly. And both railways (left and right tracks) both use the same system .... although they never actually meet up.
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