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The WAB provides cogwheel rail service between Lauterbrunnen, Wengen, Kleine Scheidegg,
and Grindelwald. It's been around since 1893 and was electrified almost 90 years ago.
In five minutes, this aerial cablecar whisks you from Wengen to a mountain
hotel, restaurant, and cafeteria
with panoramic views and a sun terrace.
Europe's highest railway is also one of the most expensive, but my article
tells how to minimize your costs.
Photos and travel diaries
Europe photos: The
These four snapshots show the area around Wengen, including the Männlichen.
Picture Collection: Switzerland and Austria
If you're a railfan, view the WAB passenger train arriving in Kleine Scheidegg station and
the WAB container train with control cab in Lauterbrunnen station. (Containers are used to
transfer freight from Lauterbrunnen to the car-free village of Wengen.)
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