SWITZERLAND’s leading metre gauge heritage railway and museum at Blonay-Chamby, near Lausanne, celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2018.
The museum and the 3km line began operation in 1968 after closure of the line by operator Chemins de fer électriques Veveysans (CEV), but it retains overhead DC electrification, enabling operation of historic electric trains as well as steam or diesel.
To celebrate the 50th anniversary a series of events were organised during 2018 with a Mega Steam event in May, culminating in early September with an electric traction gala, branded as Mega Bernina.
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