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- This was not the first rack railway in Switzerland, but it is still there, still steam, and is as good an example as one can now find.
- You can also take the easy option and ride the early morning rack railway up the Zugspitze, Germany's highest peak.
- Even today rack railways are not too uncommon in some countries, especially mountainous ones.
- To go over the Andes by rail entailed very steep gradients indeed, and when I come to write about rack railways I will come back to them.
- The first rack railway was built in Rigi in 1873 and the one to Jungfrau mountain in 1898.