The MONT BLANC TRAMWAY or TRAMWAY DU MONT-BLANC (TMB) is a mountain
railway line in the
Haute-Savoie department of
The spectacular views of Mont Blanc and adjacent mountains of the Mont Blanc massif provided by the tramway make it very popular with tourists. Furthermore, mountaineers and hikers use the tramway because its stops provide the jumping off points for many trails, as well as giving access to the Refuge Nid d'Aigle close to the terminus of railway. The normal alpine mountaineering route to climb Mont Blanc starts at the tramway's terminus, Nid d'Aigle, and proceeds either to an overnight stop at the Tête Rousse Hut , or at the higher Goûter Hut (fr).
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The line runs from a connection with the
The line is 12.4 km (7.7 mi) long