By Rail to the Glaciers
The Railways of the Fabulous Swiss Jungfrau Region in the Bernese Alps In the Bernese Alps, deep in the heart of Switzerland, the railways of the Jungfrau region permit access to one of the most exciting Alpine landscapes of Europe. The difference in altitude these railways have to overcome is almost 13,500 feet. Eisenbahn Video presents these railroads in every detail and tells their fascinating history. The highlight of this film is a trip on the world renowned Jungfrau railroad whose mountain station, Jungfraujoch, lies in the kingdom of the glaciers; it is the highest railroad station in Europe. This film introduces the viewer to the trains of the Jungfrau region railways. A special treat are the parts that were filmed from a helicopter and the trips featuring historic steam engines on some of the routes including the one to the Schynige-Platte. Watching this DVD of a great railroad in fantastic scenic surroundings is an unforgettable experience - not only for railroad enthusiasts but also for mountain lovers...