This mountain railway runs from the 'Zugspitzbahnhof' alongside DB's Garmisch-Partenkirchen station up to the Zugspitzplatt at 2588m altitude. It climbs over 1800m in the 11·5 km from Grainau to the summit using the Riggenbach rake system cogwheel system, with the final 4·5 km from Riffelriss in tunnel.

Address
Olympiastraße 27
82467 Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Germany
Phone
+49 8821 797 0
Fax
+49 8821 797 900
Email
zugspitzbahn@zugspitze.de
Website
www.zugspitze.de

Traffic

Passenger journeys:
0.75 million
Information year:
2015

Company size

No. of employees:
330
Gauge:
1004 mm
Length:
19 km
Electrification
19 km - 1.5 kV, DC
Rolling stock
5 Electric locomotives
9 EMU cars
7 Passenger coaches
11 Freight wagons