Flåm Line

Flåm, Norway | C.1924

Photo Credit: Vrinda Gupta

In 1924, hundreds of workers used hands, picks, shovels, and acute determination to dig and carve out ample space within and throughout a series of soaring mountains. The resulting eighteen tunnels made possible the hour-long, twisting journey between western Norway’s Flåm and Myrdal stations.

These comfy train cars provide such awe-inspiring views—stunning fjords, sheer gorges, magnificent waterfalls—that the ride itself has become a tourist destination.

The breathtaking sights so delight passengers that many neglect to disembark, opting instead to spend all day riding back and forth, gawking at the scenery.

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