Schwebebahn: Why Wuppertal’s Trains Are Much Cooler Than Yours

Wuppertal has potentially the world’s most badass public transportation: a 120-year-old swingin‘ suspension railway. The inquiry is: why? When everyone else was active structure trams and undergrounds, what made Wuppertal say „NOPE“, and also build this rather?


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Kaiserwagen image:
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With 12 months to go prior to Brexit, I am investing the year travelling around the EU and also seeing fascinating places. Kind of an EU Farewell Tour. If you appreciated this video, please struck like and sign up for the channel, and I will make even more.