Funicular / Cog

What goes up must come down. Luckily for us, on these railways both events are controlled by the marvels of engineering, rather than the marvels of physics (gravity).

Brienz Rothorn Bahn Funicular / Cog Hauptstrasse 149, 3855 Brienz, Switzerland The 122 year old steam train (or sometimes a more conventional diesel locomotive) passes trough beautiful scenery while climbing up to the Rothorn. Once at the top you have a view of over 100 mountains and the use of a restaurant is you so wish.
Funiculaire de Saint-Hilaire-du-Touvet Funicular / Cog 1 Chemin du Polonais, 38660 Lumbin, France
Furka Cogwheel Steam Railway Funicular / Cog Witenwassernstrasse, 6491 Realp, Switzerland
Mount Washington Cog Railway Funicular / Cog Base Station Rd, Bretton Woods, NH 03575, USA
Nilgiri Mountain Railway Funicular / Cog Ooty, Nilgiris District, Tamil Nadu, India This railway was built by the British in 1908, was originally run by Madras Railway and relies on a fleet of steam and diesel locomotives for its operation. In 2005 Unesco made it part of the World Heritage Site of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway
Peak Tram Funicular / Cog Garden Road Lower Terminus, Garden Road, Hong Kong
Pilatus Railway Funicular / Cog Brunigstrasse 2, Alpnachstad, Switzerland
Snaefell Mountain Railway Funicular / Cog Laxey Station, Isle of Man
Snowdown Mountain Railway Funicular / Cog Llanberis, LL55 4TY, Wales
Trem do Corcovado Funicular / Cog Rua Cosme Velho 513, Cosme Velho 22241-090, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Vale of Rheidol Railway Funicular / Cog Park Avenue, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 1PG, Wales

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