For rail enthusiasts there is no better place in Europe to get your fix than in the thin air of the majestic Swiss Alps, which offer some of the most spectacular views on earth. While there are more than a dozen famous rail journeys criss-crossing this mountainous country, two are celebrated above all others.
Swiss railways are like everything else in the country. Precise. This is what you would expect out of a country famous for watch-making. It is also very comfortable, clean and an absolute joy to ride on. The tourist journeys are also mainly done in a panoramic caboose with big windows that slant all the way up to the roof, creating a wide open viewing experience. Continue