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Footplate Riding in Swiss Alps?

I'm looking for feedback from anyone that has taken a "footplate" ride on a train through the Alps? It's quite a pricey experience, 800CHF for the opportunity to sit in the driver's seat of a Swiss train. Anyone hear of this or done this before?

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Re: Footplate Riding in Swiss Alps?

Try this one. Engineer for a day:

Brienz Rothorn

Lots of possible links here

http://www.rail-info.ch/schmalspur.en.html

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Re: Footplate Riding in Swiss Alps?

You could save a lot of money by doing it in Luzern:

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Re: Footplate Riding in Swiss Alps?

Where and how in Lucerne please? I suppose you mean the simulator at the Transport museum.
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Re: Footplate Riding in Swiss Alps?

Sorry, yes. I tried it and it was fun, but I realize it's nothing like actually being there.
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