The Flam Railway running through the Norweigian Fjordic landscape is a true scenic railway line worth behold. While traversing through this majestic railway line one comes across innumerable cascading waterfalls which are an eyeful for any mortal. No words can express the magnanimity of the enchantment, its just like soaring in the sky and there is no stoppage. How can one forget the amazing Norwegian Fjords?
What if we offer you a ride via train to have a fleeting glimpse of the world's longest Fjord Sognefjord and with that a 20 km trip with a view of those enchanting cascading waterfalls from an altitude of almost 3000 feet into the fjords of the Flam valley. Flam Railway is an ultimate experience of a Train Journey.
A steep railway which takes you past spectacular waterfalls within snow capped tapering mountain escapes. It feels as if one is navigating in a fairyland.
Boarding this train was a memorable experience for us and the 20 km journey was indeed magnificent and left an aura of golden memorabilia in our mind. The child in me gasped with joy peeping out seeing the rivers cutting through the deep ravines, waterfalls gushing down the side of steep snow capped cliffs and mountain farms clinged dizzily to sheer slopes.
Hats off to the Norwegian engineering, evident through the twisting tunnels that spiral in and out of the mountains and are true manifestations of most skillful engineering in Norwegian railway history.
The view from the foot of the mountains was as alluring as ever as we enjoyed the natural beauty of the Flam valley and adored the majestic Aurlandfjord. Truly, the Flam Railway showcases a vibrant face to the world. The engines and carriages are in natural green decor with a unique guide and loudspeaker service explaining each and every place like a teacher to a student with information in different languages.
The Flam Rail journey was an indelible experience hard to pen down in words.
Photo courtesy Thor andresen