The world’s steepest railway

Train made of barrel-shaped carriages

As the incline increases the carriages rotate so their floors stay level

Steepest

gradient

110%

47.7º

France

Germany

Basel

Zürich

Austria

Berne

Switzerland

Stoos

Geneva

Italy

50 km

50 miles

Train made of barrel-shaped carriages

France

Germany

Basel

Zürich

Austria

As the incline increases the carriages rotate so their floors stay level

Berne

Switzerland

Stoos

Geneva

Steepest

gradient

110%

Italy

47.7º

50 km

50 miles