Austria 2016 Railways. The Gleichenberger Line

From Stamps of the World
  • Issue date : 7th October 2016
  • one value
  • Designed by : Peter Sinawehl
  • Printed by : Österreichische Staatsdruckerei GmbH (Austrian State Printing, ÖSD))
  • Print process : etch-art (recess) and offset lithography
  • Perforations : 14 x 13.75
  • Sheets: 50

Railways. The Gleichenberger line, Styria

170c ~ restored electric rail car of the Gleichenberg railway at Maierdorf station Line runs for 21.2km between Feldbach and Bad Gleichenberg. Constructed in 1920s, finished 1931. The line has gradients of up to 42 per mille, which makes it steeper than the Semmering railway and one of the steepest adhesion railways in Europe