Upside down trains in Wuppertal (1 Viewer)

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For a little over a year it had been on my bucket list to ride the upside down trains in Wuppertal. It’s a train track built over the river (Wupper) and the trains hang.

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Yesterday I went 3,5 hours by train and was finally able to catch one of those. The indescribable feeling when I was there, cruising with the river beneath me.

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Over all I got to enjoy the city. Walked up to the historische stadthalle, which is on a hill and watched over the city until twilight. When I got back to hauptbahnhof, I had a little under an hour to kill, so I took the stairs on top of the station and looked at this view…

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After a long day I met a Russian guy on the train who was super happy to hear that I also spoke Russian. He showed me his favourite Russian music and when he left he shook my hand “my friend до свидания»
 
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It always suprises me how amazed foreigners are about the ''Schwebebahn''. I live not that far away from it but for me it's completely normal, even though I have only ridden it once in my life :D
On the other hand, I'm really amazed of the dutch cycle infrastructure and can only dream about similiar circumstances in Germany.
But that's what I really enjoy about the dense populated area both of us live in. Just take a train or get into the car for not even a few hours and you will pop out at a complete different world.
Continue your little journeys, there's even much more to see ;)
 

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There are also two similiar but smaller systems in the region. The "Sky-Train" at the Düsseldorf Airport and the "H-Bahn" at the University of Dortmund. Both of them are used to connect all the different buildings with the rail-infrastructur. It's not that spectacular but if you are there maybe worth to check out.
 

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