THE KYLLING BRIDGE
Kylling Bridge is built of blocks of granite in a self-supporting
structure, described as "a tiger´s spring in stone". It took all
of ten years to build the Railway bridge and it was open in 1924.
Signposted footpath to photography point by road. It is easily visible
from the road.
The Rauma Railway is one of the finest train
rides in Europe! Join a guided experience-packed train ride through the
most spectacular mountain formations in Norway! The Rauma Railway runs
guided tours from Åndalsnes to Bjorli
daily during the summer season, returning to Åndalsnes. The train
stops at well-known attractions such as Kylling bridge and the Trollveggen wall and takes a one-hour break at Bjorli.
more than 40 years of planning the northern part of West Norway finally
got its railway line when the Rauma Railway opened in 1924. Building
the line entailed some major challenges, including large height
differences between the railway line and the valley floor. This was
solved with the help of the "turning" tunnels at Stavern and Kylling
Since its opening almost 80 years ago the Rauma
Railway has carried tourists to and from cruise ships in the
Romsdalsfjord, transported the Bank of Norway´s gold reserves
during World War II and served as a night train with a mail-carrying
service right up until 2000.
waterfall plunges 381 metres from the lip of the mountain. Vermafossen
waterfall is another sight worth seeing, you find it near by Kylling
Bridge, wild and beautiful scenery. And easily accessible.
has 150 inhabitants, and several furniture factories. Here you also
find grocery shop, petrol station, school, housing for the elderly,
floodlit track and great hunting- and recreational possibilities.
Mardalsfossen waterfall, the fourth highest waterfall in the world (297
meters) comes from Mardalstjønna lake. Mountain road from Brude
(Rv9) over the mountain to Mardalstjønna lake (945 m.a.s). The
road opens late spring every year, because of much snow in the area.
A 30-40 metres deep canyon with a river and rapids. Picnic area. Hand-made articles. Signposted turn-off from the road (E136).