New railway technology solves 100-year-old problem

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A new Swiss prototype wheel design allows trains to adapt to different sized rails. The technology finally solves a century-old problem between Montreux and Interlaken, where two different types of railway track forces travellers to change trains in Zweisimmen. However, with a direct schedule expected to be in operation by 2015, Hans-Jrg Spirgi from the Goldenpass company hopes the innovation will increase tourism.

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