Sky Cruise Turning the Alps into an Industrial Playground

A new cable car to the top of Klein Matterhorn leads to the highest gondola station in Europe. Now, only a small link is missing to complete a grand vision: The crossing of the Alps by aerial tramway. Environmentalists are not impressed.
The new Klein Matterhorn gondola

The new Klein Matterhorn gondola

Foto: Aircam Zermatt GmbH
Foto: Dominic Steinmann/ dpa
Map of the Matterhorn gondola project

Map of the Matterhorn gondola project

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