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.Sunday, March 6, 2011

By Kieran Meeke

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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