Hiking on the world heritage route

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The Rhaetian railway connects on one of its main routes in the Swiss city of Chur, the capital of the Canton of Graubünden, Switzerland, with St. Moritz in the Engadin. The albula railway line on a curve path, rich have to overcome 55 bridges and 39 tunnels, several times the sides of the valley change and the albula pass at 1820 meters in height under the cross, by one of the highest tunnels in the Alps. must

The more than one hundred years, opened a narrow-gauge railway is regarded as a miracle of technology, because the bright red trains and the 1000 meters difference in height in the spiral tunnels and over up to 65-metre high viaducts to. Reason enough for Unesco, this track section together with the Bernina railway to the world heritage site to explain, in 2008 – an award that the tracks only at two platforms in the Indian part of the Himalayas and on the Semmering railway in Austria has been awarded.

is A railway engineering masterpiece and a Unesco world heritage site

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A better understanding of the sometimes confusing route, and the pioneering efforts of engineers to receive a traveller when you get off and walk on the newly established railway adventure trail between Preda and Filisur run. For the route, the albula railway in a half-hour back, in need of walkers a day.

Helpful in the planning of the trekking tour of the Rother Hiking guide “Chur-Hinterrhein”, the free App “Rhaetian railway”, which is available in the iTunes Store, and the good Website webwandern.ch, the height of other sections of profiles as a Video in HD resolution. Information about the Canton, there are www.graubuenden.ch.

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