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How warm are the trains?

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How warm are the trains?

How warm are the Swiss trains (notably those from Geneva to Wengen) next week? Likewise are the platforms under cover - particularly as the weather sites show rain for our arrival day

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1. Re: How warm are the trains?

Train station in Wengen is small but there is a small sheltered area right next to the main building itself. Geneva stations and covered! Don't worry about getting wet!

Temperature depends on the Train!

Edited: 26 July 2014, 02:07
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2. Re: How warm are the trains?

Generally, the trains are slightly cooler than room temperature but sometimes it is nice to have a sweater or even a light jacket. If the train is really full and then empties out, it can be chilly.

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3. Re: How warm are the trains?

In summer? or winter?

many trains have A/C (all the new ones do) and so are coolish in summer. I would guess that the temperature is about 20° or higher. In winter they are fine. I have never been cold on a train in Switzerland. But I have been hot.

Most station platforms have some covered area but usually - except in the very big stations like Zürich, Bern, Lausanne etc - this does not extend all the way along the platform. You can wait under the roof area and then board the train there and walk through the train until you find what you are looking for. No need to stand outside and get wet. Wengen station - and a lot of other mountain stations - doesn't have any cover. At least none that I can remember. Grindelwald does.

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4. Re: How warm are the trains?

There are covered areasat both Wenge n and Grindelwald stations now, they are not large so be prepared

Edited: 26 July 2014, 17:32
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