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Historic moment

Dismantling of two funicular carriages of the traditional funicular between Unterwasser and the Iltios high plateau

After the last trip on Easter Monday, the funicular carriages were lifted off the rails. Back in 1974, as today, EMIL EGGER took care of the logistics.
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For half a century, the two carriages traveled between Unterwasser and Iltios on the 1934 stone viaduct.

One of the seven-ton historic carriages is housed in the cable car museum in Kandersteg. The second carriage currently remains in Toggenburg and is waiting for a worthy future – which is being sought by means of an ideas competition.

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