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The UŽ ER2 349 seen between Volosyanka and Kupčí

(Ungvölgyi HÉV (Uzsoki-hágó))

The UŽ ER2 349 seen between Volosyanka and Kupčí photo

Author: Takács Bence
Captured at: 2010:05:09 09:09:20


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Tags: 325 Волосянка-Закарпаття Hajasd Kupčí Tűzhegy Ung-viadukt III. ER2 Ukrajna

After Volosyanka station the railway continues to gain altitude for a short time but then it has to traverse the Uzh valley on the longest bridge of the line, after which the tracks continue to criss-cross on the right-hand side valley side until they climb the pass. It is no mistake it is often called the Semmering of the Carpathians - not only is it probably one of the finest mountain tracks MÁV has ever built but it starts in exactly the same way, with a big viadukt crossing the river, as the Nordrampe of the Semmering near Payerbach, at the Schwarza-Viadukt:

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