Flight-free travel: Switzerland's high-tech GoldenPass Express train can jump tracks and grow taller

A train that can jump tracks and grow taller has launched in the Swiss mountains, 150 years after engineers first dreamed it up.

The new Golden Pass Express (GPX) took its first journey yesterday (11 December) from Montreux on Lake Geneva to Interlaken in central Switzerland.

Passengers no longer need to change at Zweisimmen, but can enjoy an uninterrupted route between the two tourist towns – and an easier passage on to Luzerne in the German-speaking north.

That’s because the new models can change the gauge of their wheels and the height of their coach bodies to adjust to the different platforms on either side.

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