Semmering

Semmering

(zĕm`ərĭng), scenic resort region of the Eastern Alps, E Austria. The Alps there are crossed by the Semmering Pass, 3,215 ft (980 m) high and 275 ft (84 m) long. Beneath it runs the first mountain railroad in the world (built 1848–54). It passes through 15 tunnels and over 16 viaducts.
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Her victory in the Semmering slalom in December also saw her become the first alpine skier to take 15 World Cup wins in a single calendar year.
48 s ahead of Vlhova, but Vlhova made up for it in the second round.It is the second World Cup giant slalom victory for Vlhova, after her triumph one month ago in Semmering, Austria, Sme daily wrote.
The 23-year-old American, who surpassed Schild with her 36th World Cup slalom win in Semmering, said she had an emotional dream about breaking the Austrian great's record while taking a nap before a training run in Lake Louise earlier in December.
SEMMERING, Austria -- Mikaela Shiffrin capped the best year of her career by setting yet another milestone Saturday, overtaking one of her childhood idols to become the most successful female slalom skier in the 52-year history of the World Cup.
The 23-year-old drew level on 35 slalom victories with former Austrian star Marlies Schild and can gain sole position of the record next week in Semmering, Austria.
With 20 slopes and 15 lifts Semmering and Stuhleck are among the most popular local ski resorts, including a fun park for skiers and snowboarders, ski rental and a few mountain restaurants and huts.
It is the second railway after Austria's Semmering to have this honour bestowed upon it.
Darjeeling Himalayan Railway ( DHR) was declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1999, only the second railway after Austria's Semmering ( 1998) to have this honour bestowed upon it.
The Oberland and Semmering tunnels swallow me up, and my head, bursting through the roof, hits against their vaults.
He then travels the Habsburg imperial line across the Semmering Pass.
GREAT RAILWAY BBC2, In Vienna, encounters and learns that caused then travels imperial line Semmering former underground Caves.