The oldest funicular still in use!!!
...since 1504...may be 1495...!!!
Arms of Archbishop Leonhard von Keutschach
|Unbelievable but true!
The oldest railway in the world is a funicular!
The oldest railway in the world is still in use!
The oldest railway was built in 1504 (or 1495)!
|On this engraving of Georg Christoph (1650) the "Reiszug" is visible (letter F)|
|The same view today. (photo Clemens M. Hutter)|
|The "Reiszug" today from the Nonnberg (photo Michel Azéma)|
|Copyright 1997 by Michel Azéma, Paris (France)|