Switzerland: The Rail World

Against the background thrum of steel on steel, between stops each train quickly adopts a serious and quiet routine, unsettled only as new passengers arrive.

Published 6 Mar 2011, 15:30 GMT

The Rhaetian Railway, Graubunden

BEING so used to travel by plane, the quiet life of a Swiss train comes as a pleasant shock. From Zurich airport, then to Zurich itself and a quick connection for Chur. I am plunged straight into a Switzerland of commuters, families and old folk. Read more

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