St. Moritz (Rhaetian Railway station)

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St Moritz
St Moritz train station.jpg
St. Moritz station building
Location Via Grevas
7500 St. Moritz
Maloja, Graubünden
Switzerland
Coordinates 46°29′52″N 9°50′48″E / 46.49778°N 9.84667°E / 46.49778; 9.84667Coordinates: 46°29′52″N 9°50′48″E / 46.49778°N 9.84667°E / 46.49778; 9.84667
Elevation 1,775 m
Owned by Rhaetian Railway
Operated by Rhaetian Railway
Line(s) Albula Railway
Bernina Railway
Distance 102.93 km from Thusis
0 km from St. Moritz
Platforms 5
Connections Postauto and local buses
History
Opened 10 July 1904 (1904-07-10)
Route map
KARTE rhb.png St. Moritz as shown on the RhB network
Location
St Moritz is located in Switzerland
St Moritz
St Moritz
Location within Switzerland

St. Moritz is a railway station in St. Moritz, Switzerland. It is the southern terminus of the Albula Railway line from Chur. Hourly services operate on this section of the line. There is also an hourly service on the Bernina Railway line from St. Moritz to Tirano, Italy. There are currently five platforms in use at this station.

The station serves as a terminus for local bus and Postbus services. St Moritz is a terminus not just for the Albula Railway but also for the Bernina Railway. Because these two companies operate with different types and levels of power supply, St Moritz is also a "Power supply switch" station (Systemwechselbahnhof).

St. Moritz is located at a height of 1,775 metres above sea level and is the highest urban railway station in Switzerland.

History[edit]

The station came into operation in 1904. At this time St Moritz had already had its own electric tram service since 1896 and there were plans to build a branch line to link the tram service to the new station. For financial reasons the short linking branch line was never built, however.

Rhaetian Railway services[edit]

  • RE1/R11 - 1tph
  • R5 - 1tph
Preceding station   Rhatische Bahn   Following station
Terminus RE1
RE940
toward Chur
R5
R950
toward Tirano
R11

R940

Limited service
toward Chur

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Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rhaetian Railway network

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