With the Dolder Railway one can reach from Zurich the Dolder recreation area. The road crosses only a relatively short distance. But the 6-minute journey is worthseeing: the recreation area offers a wide range of sport activities and nature purely. Everybody who wants to escape from the urban bustle for some time is dead right here.
The Dolder Railway is redeveloped recently – in 2004 the railway train as well as the stops have been upgraded and replaced. Also the railway track itself was redeveloped. The train offers seats for 100 passengers. In her beginnings the Dolderbahn was a cable railway which was built to give to the inhabitants of Zürich the possibility to reach as quickly as possible from the city the nature. Later it was converted into a rack railway. The track of the Dolder Railway starts at the station Römerhof. On inquiry it stops at the stations Titlisstrasse and Waldhaus Dolder. On her way track to the Dolder recreation area a height of more than 160 metres is crossed by the Dolder railway with a whole distances length of about 1,330 metres. This is a gradient of 19 percent. The destination – the Dolder recreation area.
The Dolder recreation area is a worthseeing and popular destination because of its versatility. Here in winter you can do skating and hockey, in summer the wave pool invites for a visit. Also golfing and mini-golf can be played in the Dolder recreation area. For hikers there are in the whole area well developed footpaths. Also catering is provided within the recreation area by cafés and restaurants. At the stop Dolder-Waldhaus there is a hotel which is an ideal destination for rest-searching and nature lovers.