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Tour to Mythical Bridges of South-East Switzerland

Organised by Kristian Schellenberg, Equi Bridges Ltd.


This two days Bridge Tour gives a concentrated impression of some of the most remarkable bridges in south-east Switzerland. The tour will starts and ends at Zurich Mainstation.


       


 1. Salginatobel, Schiers  2. Sunniberg, Klosters  3. Tamina, Pfäfers  4. Traversina


    


    



 5. Landwasserviaduct, Filisur 6. Valtschiel, Donat 7. Rhinebridge Tamins 8. Zweite Hinterrheinbrücke
Reichenau
 




1. Salginatobel, Schiers - International Historic Civil Engineering Landmark of ACSE, 1991. Built 1929 by Robert Maillart.

2. Sunniberg, Klosters - IABSE Outstanding Structure Award 2001 Built in 1998 designed by Christian Menn.

3. Tamina, Pfäfers - Largest arch bridge in Switzerland and currently under construction.

4. Traversina - Short walk to the suspension pedestrian bridge overcoming the height difference of 22 m with 176 steps.

5. Landwasserviaduct, Filisur - UNESCO World Heritage Site, 2008.
The 136 m long stone viaduct of the Rhaetian Railway crosses the valley at 65 m height by means of 6 arches. Built in 1902 and renovated 2009.
6. Valtschiel, Donat - With 43.2 m span Robert Maillart’s largest bridge without hinge at the arch center built in 1924. It has been carefully repaired in 2013 and serves as pedestrian bridge, today.
7. Rhinebridge Tamins - 100 m concrete arch bridge built in 1962 and designed by Christian Menn.

8. Zweite Hinterrheinbrücke Reichenau – one of the shortlisted projects for the IABSE Award 2022 for Infrastructure.
9. Italian Bridge in Chur – footbridge of 77 m length completed in October 2020 designed by Bänziger Partner Ltd.  


Join the tour, Register here..

Date: 18 -19 November 2022
Start: 18.11.2022, 07.45 Zurich Hauptbahnhof (Main station)
Finish: 19.11.2022, 18.30 Zurich Hauptbahnhof (Main Station)

Tour
Cost: CHF 440 / person
Guided by: Kristian Schellenberg
Registration deadline: 31 October 2022

Package includes the following;
  • Train from Zurich - Landquart (2 Class)
  • 2 x Lunch and 1 x Dinner (Simple menu of local dishes)
  • 1 night accommodation in Bergün - (Bed & Breakfast - double room)
  • Bus transportation
  • Refreshments
  • Train from Chur - Zurich (2 Class)

Note: Number of participants is limited to 19, this will be stictly 'first come, first serve'.
(Minimum required participants to take place: 13)

                                                          


IABSE
Jungholzstrasse 28
8050 Zurich
SWITZERLAND

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secretariat@iabse.org

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