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Facts about Switzerland Technology




       Facts about Switzerland Technology


Highest Train station in Europe: Jungfraujoch, 11’330 feet
Highest subterraneous station in Europe: Mittelallalin Saas Fee, 11’482 feet
Highest cable car station in Europe: small Matterhorn, 12’739 feet
Only revolving aerial cableway in Europe: Titlis
Steepest cogwheel station in the world: Pilatus with a 48% incline
Steepest aerial cableway in the world: Gelmerbahn with a 106% incline
Steepest Posbus route in Europe: kiental in the Bernese Oberland with a
28% incline
Slowest express train in the world: Glacier Express
The only scenic train in the Alps that takes you over the pass instead
of through a tunnel: Bernina, 7637
feet
Highest man-made cement dam in the world: Grande Dixence with a height
of 935 feet
Longest pedestrian stairs in the world: 11’674 steps, 5577 feet of
height difference, Niesen
Highest fountain in Europe: Jet d’eau, Geneva with 459 feet
Highest openair – passenger elevator in the world: Hammetschwand at the
Bürgenstock, 525 feet high
The densest railway system in the world: 3107 miles of tracks
All major bridges leading to and from Manhattan were designed by Swiss
engineers
   
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