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Semmering Viaduct Peek

Regional train to Mrzzuschlag traversing the tallest viaduct of Semmering Railway, the Kalte Rinne Viaduct. It has two levels, the lower one is hidden behind the hill.
> It has two levels, the lower one is hidden behind the hill...

Do you have any photos showing both levels? I'd be interested to see how they handled that on a stone arch bridge.
 
@Bob:

Not by me, but here are two:
http://album.eisenbahnen.at/fotos/1/48_big.jpg

http://album.eisenbahnen.at/fotos/1/40_big.jpg
 
OK, I see what you mean now. For some reason I thought you meant two levels of track and I was having difficulty figuring out how that would work.

What they have is two levels of viaduct, similiar to some of the old Roman viaducts. It's a traditional means of strengthing tall viaducts, and I think they even built some with 3 levels.
 
Hi Bob,

In India on the Kalka-Shimla railway there is even a famous 4-tiered viaduct:

http://www.irfca.org/photos/HistoricalSteam/P92js

http://www.irfca.org/photos/KalkaShimla/18_G



http://www.irfca.org/photos/KSR-Centenary?&page=1

http://www.irfca.org/photos/KalkaShimla

http://www.irfca.org/photos/KSRailway

http://www.irfca.org/photos/KSR?&page=1

http://www.irfca.org/photos/VikasVideos/KSR
 

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