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Travel On Train RhB (Switzerland)
Announcements are made on the train alerting you to this photo opportunity near Filisur (before Filisur when heading south)

RhB (Switzerland)

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At a Glance

Travel Pass Supplement

Rail Pass Reservation Fees
Reservations

Not Available
Time of Day

Day
Accessibility

Accessing the train

Wheelchair Spaces
Bikes Allowed
Train Specification

Attributes of the train

Has a Conductor
Country

Which country these trains operate in.

Switzerland
Travel Passes
Eurail
InterRail
Swiss Travel Pass
Saver Day Pass

On Board

First Class

Perks
Power Socket

The power sockets on this train are compatible with standard E.U. two point plugs.

Second Class

Perks
Power Socket

The power sockets on this train are compatible with standard E.U. two point plugs.

Two of the older types of RhB train making connections at Samedan Two of the older types of RhB train making connections at Samedan
One of the newer RhB trains passes through the Bernina Pass One of the newer RhB trains passes through the Bernina Pass
One of the older RhB trains heads towards St Moritz One of the older RhB trains heads towards St Moritz

Travelling on RhB trains:

These notes refer to RhB's regular train services, which travel on The Albula and Bernina Routes and have on board maps and commentary that point out the multiple scenic highlights.

RhB operates multiple types of train on its regular train services, the more modern coaches have larger windows, but on the older trains the windows can be opened - which can help with taking photographs.
On some departures both older and newer coaches are joined together.

First Class:

A tick in the box for travelling 1st class is that 1st class tends to be much quieter, so you can virtually guarantee having window seats - and you can also dart across the train from one side to the other to take in all the best views.

In contrast 2nd class can be a lot busier, particularly on the routes in both directions between St Moritz and both Chur and Tirano.
Therefore window seats in 2nd class are far from guaranteed, so try to avoid boarding these trains at the last minute.
Hanging back to take the next train can be a better option, you won't have to wait more than an hour.

Observation cars:

A 2nd class coach of the type also used on the Bernina Express A 2nd class coach of the type also used on the Bernina Express

In winter months, observation cars, similar to those used on The Bernina Express, are attached to some regular departures, for journeys in either direction, between Chur and St Moritz.
A supplement is charged for travelling in these observation cars, rail pass users can also opt to pay this supplement.

Reservations:

Unlike The Bernina Express and Glacier Express (which both travel on RhB's lines) - seats on these regular trains cannot be reserved.

Bicycles:

The Rhaetian Railway – its sells a day pass for bikes that costs CHF-20 and enables the ticket holder to explore any of its wonderful routes.
Non-folding bicycles can be taken on any train as long as space is available in the bike racks or storage areas.

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