Schynige Platte railway station

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Schynige Platte
SchynigePlatteBahnhoff.jpg
Location Schynige Platte
Gündlischwand, Bern
Switzerland
Coordinates 46°39′08″N 7°54′40″E / 46.652279°N 7.911036°E / 46.652279; 7.911036Coordinates: 46°39′08″N 7°54′40″E / 46.652279°N 7.911036°E / 46.652279; 7.911036
Elevation 1,987 m (6,519 ft)[1]
Line(s) Schynige Platte railway
Location
Schynige Platte is located in Switzerland
Schynige Platte
Schynige Platte
Location within Switzerland

Schynige Platte is a railway station that is the upper terminus of the Schynige Platte railway, a rack railway that connects Wilderswil with the Schynige Platte mountain in the Bernese Oberland region of Switzerland. The Schynige Platte alpine botanical garden is accessed from the station, whilst a mountain hotel and restaurant is nearby.[1]

Administratively, the station is in the municipality of Gündlischwand in the canton of Bern.[2]

The station is served by the following passenger trains:[3]

Operator Train Type Route Typical Frequency Notes
Schynige Platte Railway Wilderswil - Breitlauenen - Schynige Platte 15 per day Operates in summer only

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Eisenbahnatlas Schweiz. Verlag Schweers + Wall GmbH. 2012. p. 82. ISBN 978-3-89494-130-7. 
  2. ^ map.geo.admin.ch (Map). Swiss Confederation. Retrieved 2013-02-10. 
  3. ^ "Wilderswil–SchynigePlatte" (PDF). Bundesamt für Verkehr. Retrieved 2013-01-28. 

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