Rorschach–Heiden railway

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Rorschach-Heiden-Bahn
Rorschach-Heiden-Bergbahn.jpg
RHB BDeh 3/6 25 in Rorschach
Website Rorschach-Heiden-Bergbahn
(official web site in German only).
Operation
Owner Appenzeller Bahnen
Operator(s) Appenzeller Bahnen
Technical
Line length 7 km (4.3 mi)
No. of tracks Single track with passing loops
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
Minimum radius 150 m
Electrification 15 kV, 16⅔ Hz
Maximum incline 9 %
Rack system Riggenbach

The Rorschach–Heiden railway (German: Rorschach-Heiden-Bahn, RHB) is a railway line and former railway company in Switzerland. It is a standard gauge mountain rack railway, using the Riggenbach rack system and is part of Appenzeller Bahnen. The 7 km (4.3 mi) route links Rorschach with Heiden.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Eisenbahnatlas Schweiz. Verlag Schweers + Wall GmbH. 2012. pp. 14–15. ISBN 978-3-89494-130-7. 

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Coordinates: 47°26′46″N 9°32′15″E / 47.44611°N 9.53750°E / 47.44611; 9.53750