Cab View of a Winter Journey on the Bernina Railway

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  • Location: Switzerland and Italy
  • Source: lorirocks777
  • Info: Video showing a winter train journey on the world famous Bernina railway. The train travels from St. Moritz in Switzerland to Tirano in Italy and there is lots of snow and Alpine scenery along the way.

More info: The Bernina railway is a single-track 1,000 mm metre gauge railway line forming part of the Rhaetian Railway. It links the spa resort of St. Moritz, in the Canton of Graub√ľnden, Switzerland, with the town of Tirano, in the Province of Sondrio, Italy, via the Bernina Pass.

The train negotiates the 55 tunnels, 196 bridges and inclines of up to 70 per mille with ease. At the highest point on the RhB, 2,253 metres above sea level is Ospizio Bernina where the scenery is particularly impressive. The railway line from Thusis - Valposchiavo - Tirano has UNESCO World Heritage status.