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"125 year Anniversary Pilatus cog Railway"
Issue date: 8th May 2014

The Pilatus Railway began operations under steam power on 4th June 1889. It took 600 men 400 days to build the line. It is the world's steepest cog railway with a maximum gradient of 48%. and an average gradient of 35%. The cogwheel railway operates from early/mid May to mid November from Alpnachstadt on the shore of Lake Lucerne to the summit station on Mt. Pilatus.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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