Swiss Vapeur Parc

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Swiss Vapeur Parc
Location Le Bouveret, Valais, Switzerland
Coordinates 46°23′00″N 6°51′30″E / 46.38333°N 6.85833°E / 46.38333; 6.85833Coordinates: 46°23′00″N 6°51′30″E / 46.38333°N 6.85833°E / 46.38333; 6.85833
Opened June 6, 1989
Operating season April through November
Area 17'000 m² (4.2 acres)

1 (as it is a train circuit)

  • 6 Trains running on Benzine
  • 9 Steam Trains
Website Swiss Vapeur Parc

The Swiss Vapeur Parc is a miniature park in Le Bouveret, a village on Lac Léman, Switzerland. It was opened on June 6, 1989, by an International Festival of Steam (therefore steam trains). When the park opened its total surface area was 9000 m² (2.2 acres), but the park expanded and as of 2007, the park covers a surface area of 17'000 m² (or 4.2 acres). In 1989, the park possessed only 2 locomotives (one running on benzine and one on steam). As of 2007, the number of trains running on benzine has sextupled while the number of steam trains has increased to 9 trains. By March 31, 2007, the Park has had 2'126'000 visitors.

Every June the park is host to the International Steam Festival.

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