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The circle viaduct near Brusio is one highlight of the Bernina railroad, 38 miles of meter gauge between Tirano in Italy and St. Moritz in Switzerland. Due to the height difference between the stations Tirano (1411 feet) and Ospizio Bernina (7392 feet), an unusual alignment was necessary.

Photographer: Peter Donatsch, CH-Bad Ragaz. © Rhätische Bahn, CH-Chur, used with permission. Informations about the Rhätische Bahn / Viafier retica / Ferrovia retica can be found on the company website.

Unit conversion for text on this page.
38 miles 61 km
1411 feet 430 m
7392 feet 2253 m

Last modified: 2003-04-23