Ospizio Bernina (Rhaetian Railway station)
An ABe 8/12 at Ospizio Bernina station, 2011.
|Location||7710 Ospizio Bernina
Poschiavo, Bernina, Graubünden
|Owned by||Rhaetian Railway|
|Operated by||Rhaetian Railway|
|Distance||22.324 km from St. Moritz|
|Opened||5 July 1910|
Ospizio Bernina is a station on the Bernina Railway line between St. Moritz in Switzerland and Tirano in Italy. The station lies on the shores of Lago Bianco, near the Bernina Pass, between the Engadin and the valley of Poschiavo, in Graubünden. It is named after the homonymous hospice (ospizio in Italian) that lies on the road pass, 50 metres above the station. Administratively, the area belongs to the municipality of Poschiavo.
Ospizio Bernina, at an elevation of 2,253 metres above sea level, is both the highest station and highest point on the Bernina Railway and also on the entire Rhaetian Railway network. It is also the highest railway station in Graubünden and Eastern Switzerland. The Bernina Railway is notably the highest rail crossing in Europe. Hourly services to both direction operate on this line, throughout the year, despite harsh winter conditions. The station includes several maintenance buildings.
The railway station was opened in 1910. At the times the elevation of the station was measured to be 2,256 metres.
Rhaetian Railway services
- R5 - 1tph
|Preceding station||Rhatische Bahn||Following station|
toward St. Moritz
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