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Cog railways


The cog railway

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Published on 18 April 2006 (updated on 24 April 2006)

The cog railway (CFC for "Chemin de Fer à Crémaillère" in French) is composed of motorized cabins rolling on rails. Driving is performed via a toothed wheel rolling on the central cog rail. Both cabins operate on a single railway with crossing sections.

Cog railway of Chamonix (Mer de Glace)