The train of the Mont-Blanc valleys
History and engineering of Mont-Blanc Express

Montroc viaduct

Right before Montroc station, the track crosses the Arve river a last time, on a high stone one-arch viaduct. This viaduct also accommodates a road leading to a nearby hamlet, Le Planet.

A Z 850 EMU is crossing the Montroc bridge.
A Z 850 EMU is crossing the Montroc bridge.
View of the Montroc viaduct from the path to Aiguillette d’Argentière.
View of the Montroc viaduct from the path to Aiguillette d’Argentière.
Montroc viaduct and the Balme hills.
Montroc viaduct and the Balme hills.
The Montroc viaduct is preceded by a signal announcing the coming Integra speed control (white upside triangle with “35” text). One sees the the application signal in the distance (black downside triangle).
The Montroc viaduct is preceded by a signal announcing the coming Integra speed control (white upside triangle with “35” text). One sees the the application signal in the distance (black downside triangle).
On 15 August 2006, the Z 851 is leaving Montroc towards Argentière.
On 15 August 2006, the Z 851 is leaving Montroc towards Argentière. In the background, Aguille Verte and Les Drus.
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