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Bernina

(bĕrnē`nä), mountain group, part of the Rhaetian Alps on the Swiss-Italian border, SE Switzerland. Piz Bernina is the highest (13,304 ft/4,055 m) peak. The group has many glaciers; Morteratsch Glacier is the largest. The Bernina Pass, 7,645 ft (2,330 m) high, from the Upper Engadine Valley, Switzerland, to the Valtellina, Italy, is crossed by a road (built 1842–65) and a railroad (built 1907–10).

Bernina

Piz. a mountain in SE Switzerland, the highest peak of the Bernina Alps in the S Rhaetian Alps. Height: 4049 m (13 284 ft.)
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Panoramic views of breathtaking scenery on popular scenic train routes including the GoldenPass, the William Tell Express, the Bernina Express or the Glacier Express.
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Next morning saw us on the Bernina Express, which crosses over the Alps and is surely one of the world's greatest railway journeys.
There was no snow about at the bottom but as we got higher the snow became more plentiful, in fact we were to pass around a huge glacier as the train reached the highest point of the journey, the Bernina Pass, at a height of 2,253 metres.
Here, we board the famous Bernina Express, one of the world's slowest 'express' trains, but one of its greatest rail journeys.
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