THE SWEETNESS Train shall transport 4 million tourists in the Alps
The MOB, acronym for (Montreux Oberland Bernese), may be the train redesigned by Pininfarina for the railway company that manages the connections between one of the most evocative Swiss destinations.
The new train shall connect 3 tourist centers – Montreux, Gstaad, and Interlaken – increasing its attractiveness as transportation. The MOB represents challenging made possible by way of a revolutionary variable gauge trolley which will allow passing from the narrow rail to the standard rail in a couple of seconds, allowing travelers never to change trains at the Zweisimmen station.
“Finding ourselves before new safety standards was a stimulus, than a limitation rather, to your creativity,” explained Alfredo Palma, Pininfarina design project manager. “Atlanta divorce attorneys project, from automotive to architecture, our goal remains to generate beautiful objects overcoming regulatory or technical obstacles. With MOB, a train has been developed by us that provides an immersive travel experience, altogether symbiosis with the wonder of the encompassing nature.”
Pininfarina collaborated with MOB in 1993 by redesigning the Cristal Panoramic Express, the most photographed trains by tourists. Palama has extensive experience in the railway sector; actually, he designed the interiors and exteriors of high-speed trains in Italy (the famous Etr500, the initial Italian project for a high-speed train which appeared in 1985 and was adopted by Trenitalia) and in Spain.
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Over the full years, the Turin-based company has designed carriages for the Swiss, Danish, and Norwegian railways; the light rail system operating in Lille, France; and trams operating in a variety of cities in Italy currently, Greece, Sweden, and Turkey. In addition, it dealt with the inside and exterior colors of the brand new Eurostar e320, whose capacity has ended 900 passengers at a speed of 320 km each hour.
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