The Furka Mountain Railway (NGRS)

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By Jim Stancliffe. This booklet examines the history and present day operation of the Furka Mountain Railway in Switzerland. Today the line operates as one of the most successful narrow gauge tourist lines in Switzerland, crossing one of the country’s most impressive Alpine passes.

Contains a look at the development of railways in the Swiss Alps and at the origins of the Furka Oberalp Railway. Follows the history of the line before and after the opening of the base tunnel and looks at rolling stock operating on the line today. Well-illustrated with colour photographs and maps. 30 pages.

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