384,000 metres of track
616 bridges, 115 tunnels, 42 galleries, 103 stations and around 1,000 points all have to be maintained. The Infrastructure division ensures that everything works smoothly and safely. Each year, Rhaetian Railway invests somewhat in excess of 100 million francs in maintenance and renewal projects.
The Infrastructure division ensures that technical changes do not compromise Rhaetian Railway's historical uniqueness. More than 200 employees work to ensure that the infrastructure is properly maintained and available.
The Engineering Structures specialist unit appraises the man-made structures and monitors their condition. Major alterations and refurbishments of stations, railway crossings or track systems are the responsibility of the Project Implementation unit. The Logistics / Services specialist unit plans and organises track-building and is responsible for its implementation. A specialised team is devoted to electrical systems and installations.
Railway Services is in charge of day-to-day maintenance and keeping routes open. This includes protecting them from natural hazards.
Bei der Rhätischen Bahn ist die wichtigste und umfassendste Erneuerung ihrer hundert Jahre alten Bahnhöfe, Brücken, Werkstätten und Tunnels im Gang. Und viel Ehre gehört dem Stein. Mehr dazu im Themenheft von Hochparterre, Juni 2018.