950 RhB St.Moritz - Tirano (Berninabahn)

The Berninabahn links St. Moritz with Tirano, just across the border in Italy. Despite being an RhB line, it has a character of its own and retains the original 1000V DC power supply. The line is adhesion only and climbs on gradients as steep as 1 in 14 to a summit 2253m above sea level, the highest crossing of the Alps by a conventional railway. It remains open throughout the winter, when the snow can be above roof height at the top.

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