Bodensee–Toggenburg railway

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Share of the Bodensee-Toggenburgbahn company, issued 2. April 1907[1]

The Bodensee–Toggenburg railway (German: Bodensee–Toggenburgbahn) was a small 'private' (i.e. jointly owned by the cantonal and federal governments) 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge railway which operated between Romanshorn on the Bodensee (in English, Lake Constance) via St. Gallen, Herisau, Degersheim, Wattwil, and Ebnat-Kappel to Nesslau-Neu St. Johann in northeast Switzerland, with a journey time around 76 minutes.

At the end of 2001 the BT merged with the Schweizerische Südostbahn (Swiss South Eastern Railway) to form the 'new' Südostbahn (SOB), which is 119 km long.


  1. ^ Suppes 94/95 Historische Wertpapiere. WWA Bernd Suppes. 1994. p. 446. ISSN 0936-9406. 

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