Posts Tagged ‘Garmisch-Innsbruck’

ÖBB 4020 – An Austrian Icon

Introduced to handle commuter traffic right up until the turn of the century, and beyond, the ÖBB 4020 reigned supreme throughout Austria’s key passenger routes – from the bustling cities to the rural mountain passes. Experiencing life in the cab…

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Mountainous Mittenwald

A railway line has carved its way through the Alpine landscape of western Austria for over a century, providing generations with a vital link from Innsbruck, through the mountains and into Germany’s Garmisch-Partenkirchen. It won’t be long until the wonder,…

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Alpine Commuter Classic!

Originating in the late 1970s as a then-modern regional passenger EMU capable of operating throughout Austria, the ÖBB 4020 introduced a new era of rail travel through the latter quarter of the 20th Century and still performs today, and this…

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Mittenwald Masterpiece

A proposal for a railway between Innsbruck and Seefeld was first seen in the late 1880s, submitted by Josef Riehl, this new line would traverse the vast Alpine landscape of western Austria, providing a local railway link for the mountain’s…

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Tyrolean & Bavarian Wonder

The Mittenwaldbahn, stretching between Garmisch-Partenkirchen and Innsbruck, is one of the most scenic lines in all of Germany and Austria, and you’ll soon be driving it in Train Simulator! The first provision for a railway line spanning the Alps between…

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