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Stunning bridges of Switzerland

Last updated on: May 4, 2012 11:23 IST

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Switzerland has some of the world's most impressive transport infrastructure system. Take a look at these 15 stunning bridges in Switzerland...

The Landwasserviadukt bridge, part of the 'Rhaetian Railway and the Albula/Bernina Landscape' site is listed in the UNESCO World Heritage List.

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Image: Red cloth veils the scaffoldings at the renovation site of the Landwasserviadukt bridge as a train crosses near the eastern Swiss town of Filisur.
Photographs: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters.

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A carriage of the new M2 underground line passes under the Bessieres bridge during the first day of operation in Lausanne.

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Photographs: Denis Balibouse/Reuters.

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A tramway crosses the 'Kirchenfeld' bridge during snowfall in Bern.

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Image: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters.


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The pack of riders cycle on a bridge during the second stage of the Tour de Suisse cycling race in Bonaduz near Davos.

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Photographs: Denis Balibouse/Reuters.

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An aerial view shows fans of techno music and 'love mobiles' slowly making their way across the Quai bridge over Lake Zurich during the 18th Street Parade in Zurich.    

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Photographs: Christian Hartmann/Reuters.

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A steam train of the Dampfbahn Furka Bergstrecke (DFB) railways crosses the Steinstaffelbr cke bridge on its way from the Furkapass mountain pass to the village of Realp.

After a gap of 60 years, steam trains are again chugging over the historic Furka Pass in the Swiss Alps thanks to an army of rail enthusiasts and a rescue mission into the jungles of Vietnam.

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Photographs: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters.

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Meiringen and the Reichenbach Falls were the location of "The Adventure of the Final Problem" in which, writing in 1893, British author Arthur Conan Doyle killed the detective off -- only to be forced by public pressure to resurrect him 10 years later.

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Image: People stand on a bridge over the Reichenbach Falls in the town of Meiringen, some 100 km (62 miles) south east of the Swiss capital Bern.
Photographs: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters.

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Cross-country skiers cross a bridge over the Inn River during the Engadin Marathon in front of the airport in the village of Samedan.

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Photographs: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters.

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A passenger train of the Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) is pictured on a bridge in Fribourg.

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Image: Michael Buholzer/Reuters.


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A woman pushes a baby stroller as she crosses a bridge during sunny autumn weather at a public park in Zurich.

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Photographs: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters.

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People visit the frozen waterfalls of the "Teufelsschlucht" canyon in Haegendorf on a cold winter day.

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Photographs: Christian Hartmann/Reuters.

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A woman crosses a snow covered bridge over the partly frozen Kuesnachter Tobel river in Kuesnacht near Zurich on a cold winter day.

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Photographs: Christian Hartmann/Reuters.

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Visitors walk across the newly opened 374-metre long hanging suspension bridge built at 1,200 metres on the Sattel Hochstuckli mountain in Sattel.

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Photographs: Romina Amato/Reuters.

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People jump from the Quaibruecke bridge into Lake Zurich during sunny summer weather in Zurich.

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Photographs: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters.

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People walk on a bridge over the river Aare in Bern.



Photographs: Michael Buholzer/Reuters.

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