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Travel On Train WAB (Switzerland)
One of the newer WAB trains

WAB (Switzerland)


At a Glance

Travel Pass Supplement

Rail Pass Reservation Fees

Not Available
Time of Day


Accessing the train

Bikes Allowed
Train Specification

Attributes of the train

Has a Conductor

Which country these trains operate in.

Travel Passes
Swiss Travel Pass
Saver Day Pass
Interior of a newer WAB train Interior of a newer WAB train
An older WAB train An older WAB train
Interior of an older WAB train Interior of an older WAB train

Travel summary:

The Wengernalpbahn is the world’s longest rack and pinion (cogwheel) railway and provides the railway route between Grindelwald and Lauterbrunnen stations.

However, the WAB trains don’t provide a direct service between Grindelwald and Lauterbrunnen along the full length of the line - connections between trains have to be made at Kleine Scheidegg station

Our full guide to WAB train service is HERE

On board:

WAB operates two types of trains - both of which are 2nd class only.
The older trains tend to be used on the trains from/to Grindelwald - a big plus of the older trains is that the windows can be opened when you want to take photographs.
The newer trains have more and larger windows (particularly in the centre coaches) - but they can't be opened.


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