probably the best hidden and the most unknown
funicular of Switzerland!
Located at Wolfenschiessen, south of Dallenwil,
on the left bank of the Engelberger Aa river this
military funicular is only visible near the bottom
It is composed of two counterbalanced cars. The
carriage number 2 seems to be composed of 3 removable
compartments. That means that the carriage can
be configured with 1, 2, 3 compartments or no
compartments, only the platform.
The line is composed of convex and concave track
sections. One concave section is equiped with
At the bottom station, the carriage stops at the
bottom of a pit to make easier the loading of
the carriage. The carriage is watched by a video
camera at the bottom station.
Any more information is welcome!
In May 2007, the Wolfenschiessen
- Wissiflue military
fort has been declassified and its funicular
has been dismantled! The rails and the cabins
were removed. Only the bottom station is still