Rotenboden railway station

Rotenboden is a railway station on the Gornergrat railway, a rack railway which links the resort of Zermatt with the summit of the Gornergrat. The station is situated west of the Gornergrat, in the Swiss municipality of Zermatt and canton of Valais. At an altitude of 2,815 m (9,236 ft) above mean sea level, it is the second highest open-air railway station in Europe, after the Gornergrat railway station, on the same line.[1][2][3]

LocationZermatt, Valais
Coordinates45°59′04″N 07°45′55″E
Elevation2,815 m (9,236 ft)
Line(s)Gornergrat railway
Opened20 August 1898
Preceding station   Swiss rail network   Following station
Riffelberg   Gornergrat railway   Gornergrat
Location within Switzerland

From the railway station a trail leads to the Monte Rosa Hut, across the Gorner Glacier.[4]

See also


  1. "Fahrplan Zermatt - Gornergrat (28.04.2014 - 06.06.2014)" [Timetable Zermatt - Gornergrat (28.04.2014 - 06.06.2014)] (in German). Gornergratbahn. Archived from the original on 2014-06-05. Retrieved 2014-05-30.
  2. "Betriebsdaten" [Operating data] (in German). Gornergratbahn. Archived from the original on 2014-06-02. Retrieved 2014-05-30.
  3. (Map). Swiss Confederation. Retrieved 2014-06-01.
  4. "The Walking Guide - Rotenboden to the Monte Rosa Hut". Retrieved 2014-06-01.

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