Definition of rack railway in English:
Another term for cog railway.
- This was not the first rack railway in Switzerland, but it is still there, still steam, and is as good an example as one can now find.
- The first rack railway was built in Rigi in 1873 and the one to Jungfrau mountain in 1898.
- You can also take the easy option and ride the early morning rack railway up the Zugspitze, Germany's highest peak.
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