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

Towards Salvan, kilometer 7.403

The descent to Salvan is easy. The line progresses in a pleasant rural environment.

Salvan is a reknown altitude resort, built against a rise in the ground, which gives it a pleasant climate. Guglielmo Marconi, a radio pioneer, made his first radio transmissions there.

Getting close to Salvan, the railway overlooks the residential areas.
Getting close to Salvan, the railway overlooks the residential areas.
The Salvan station.
The Salvan station.
A Z 800 EMU in Salvan.
A Z 800 EMU in Salvan.
A Z 800 EMU is leaving Salvan. It is about to arrive at the rack section.
A Z 800 EMU is leaving Salvan. It is about to arrive at the rack section.
A Z 800 EMU is coming from Vernayaz; it has just climbed the 200 mm/m slope.
A Z 800 EMU is coming from Vernayaz; it has just climbed the 200 mm/m slope.
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