Furka pass railway celebrates historic milestone

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The Furka Cogwheel Steam Railway Club holds a party to celebrate the reopening of an century-old mountain train route through the pass linking the cantons of Valais and Uri. Passengers can now travel in carriages pulled by vintage locomotives to view Alpine scenery sufficiently spectacular to persuade billionaire Hansjrg Wyss, one of Switzerlands richest men, to donate more than three million francs to the cause.

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