Flying trains!

The Wuppertaler Schwebebahn (Wuppertal Suspension Railway) is a suspension railway in Wuppertal, Germany.

Its original name is Einschienige Hängebahn System Eugen Langen. It is the oldest electric elevated railway with hanging cars in the world and is a unique system in Germany.

Designed by Eugen Langen and offered first to the cities of BerlinBreslau and Munich who all turned it down,[2] the installation with elevated stations was built in BarmenElberfeld and Vohwinkel between 1897 and 1903; the first track opened in 1901. The railway line is credited with growth of the original cities and their eventual merger into Wuppertal.[2] 

The Schwebebahn is still in use as a normal means of local public transport, moving 25 million passengers annually, per the 2008 annual report.

Germany, a lovely, diverse country with superb people, should be on your list of destinations.  There is so much to do . . .  and here are a few ideas.

Rail is the way to go in most countries.  Do yourself a treat and try them if you haven’t.

Read more courtesy of Wikipedia.org

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