RailPictures.Net Photo: 54 Chemin de fer du Montenvers Bhe 4/4 at Chamonix, France by William Verguet
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» Chemin de fer du Montenvers (more..)
» Bhe 4/4 (more..)
» Les Planards 
» Chamonix, France (more..)
» July 21, 2019
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» 54 (more..)
» Unknown
» William Verguet (more..)
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The Montenvers Railway is a rack railway line in the Haute-Savoie region of France. The line runs from a connection with the SNCF, in Chamonix, to the Mer de Glace, at an altitude of 1,913 m (6,276 ft). The line is 5.1 km (3.2 mi) long. It is a rack and adhesion railway, using the Strub rack system to overcome a height difference of 871 m (2,858 ft). Except for the terminal stations, which are operated in adhesion mode, the line has a gradient varying from 11% to 22%.
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