Zermatt – Riffelalp Tramway

Le tramway de l’hôtel Riffelalp a été construit en 1899 et il fut démantelé le 12 septembre 1960 peu de temps avant  l’incendie qui détruisit complètement  l’hôtel en le 14 et 15 février 1961.
Le nouvel hôtel Riffelalp fut construit en 2000 et le tramway fut reconstruit à l’identique pour être mis en service le 21 juin 2001.

The Tramway Hotel Riffelalp was built in 1899 and was dismantled 12 September 1960 shortly before the fire that completely destroyed the hotel on 14 and 15 February 1961.
The new Riffelalp hotel was built in 2000 and the tram was rebuilt to identical to be put into service June 21, 2001.


Map

A – Riffelalp Tramway
B – Riffelalp Station (MGB)
C – Riffelalp Resort
In yellow, the Gornergratt Bahn Railway (MGB) /En jaune le chemin de fer du Gornergratt (MGB)


2 thoughts on “Zermatt – Riffelalp Tramway”

  1. The link in the riffelalp video seems not to work. Getting message “The video is not avaialble because the uploader has closed their YouTube account.

  2. Thanks Peter…
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