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Mountain railway technology

between tradition & modernity

Bayerische Zugspitzbahn Bergbahn AG

The company

A modern mountain railway company with a historical mission and responsibility for the future – these are the quality criteria to which Bayerische Zugspitzbahn Bergbahn AG is committed. Our mission from the very beginning: make the mountain world around the Zugspitze accessible to our guests all year round. 

Here’s what sets us apart

Cable cars & lifts

Our core business

Bayerische Zugspitzbahn Bergbahn AG operates a total of 27 mountain railways. Flawless maintenance, state-of-the-art technology and the highest level of comfort – the individual lifts and cable cars ensure unforgettable trips up the mountains. 

200 years of history

Between tradition & modernity

The history of Bayerische Zugspitzbahn Bergbahn AG is a two-hundred-year success story. Discover interesting insights – from the first ascent of the Zugspitze in 1820 and the idea of making this mountain world accessible to everyone to the commissioning of the world record-breaking Cable car Zugspitze.

Environment & sustainability

Committed to protecting nature

Climate change also presents us with major challenges. We are happy to provide insights into how we take responsibility regarding this issue and actively contribute to sustainable developments.

Our partners

Even better – together

To achieve great things, you need competent and trustworthy partners at your side. We are grateful for the long-standing cooperations with our cherished partner companies.

Podcast: “Summit Talks”

A look behind the scenes

The employees of Bayerische Zugspitzbahn Bergbahn AG give exciting insights into their varied everyday working lives. A podcast about people, technology and the joys and challenges of working for Germany's largest mountain railway company.