10th March 2014 “Manchester Road to the Matterhorn” -
Our Society Chairman, Tony Mitchell, entertained members with an illustrated account of his and his wife, Jean’s journey, completely by rail, from Manchester Road Station in Burnley to Switzerland via Preston, London, The Channel Tunnel, Paris and Basel.
They travelled on Swiss Railways, visiting St Moritz and taking The Glacier Express
to Zermatt where they walked in the Matterhorn area before continuing to the Yungfrau
Range, known as ‘The Roof of Europe’ -