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Waldenburgerbahn to go meter gauge

filed on: 21.12.2015 (21st Dec 2015)

Folloeing an extenmsive debate over the future of Waldenburgerbahn (the 750mm gauge railway between Liestal and Waldenburg near Basel) in which all options spanning from closure to standard gauge conversion were considered, the parliament of Canon Baselland have on Thursday (17th) approved the conversion to meter gauge, with work commencing in 2023.

The future of the heritage steam operation on this line is in doubt.


This news item is from the 2015 newslog.

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