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Awesome experience not only for railway nerds and train spotters!

Me and my 3 year old boy spent a wonderful day aboard the beautifully restored Furka Steam Train... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Patrick C
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Best steam train experience ever

In 1982, the Furka Oberalp railway replaced some of the most interesting rack railway trackage ever... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2018
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6 Aug 2018
“Awesome experience not only for railway nerds and train spotters!”
6 Jan 2018
“Best steam train experience ever”
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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Me and my 3 year old boy spent a wonderful day aboard the beautifully restored Furka Steam Train. The train attendants did a marvelous job in explaining the history as well as the stunning sights along the track, including the once massive Rhône Glacier. There...More

Thank Patrick C
Reviewed 6 January 2018

In 1982, the Furka Oberalp railway replaced some of the most interesting rack railway trackage ever with a 14km long tunnel. This stretch, high in the mountains, was closed in the winter, was abandoned. Over the years, the Furka Dampbahn (steam train) group has been...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2017

I had seen this steam train advertised on a previous visit to Switzerland but because I wasn't staying nearby I wasn't able to do it. On this visit I was still 3 and 1/2 hours away by train but I caught an early train to...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2016

A small steam locomotive puffing and whistling... It's like a toy for big boys, maybe a dream from the past, add to this amazing mountanin views... Do not miss it when you're around.

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