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PS Montreux (1904)
Operating Area : Lake Geneva, Switzerland


Montreux at Evian on 30th July 2003. Photo by kind courtesy of Martin Roberts
Built 1904 by Sulzer Brothers at Winterthur, Switzerland
Engines: Double Diagonal newly built for her return to service in 2001
Length : 63.0 metres

Entered service in 1904
Withdrawn after the 1958 season. Compound diagonal steam engines replaced by 8 cylinder Sulzer diesels.
Returned to service in 1961
Fitted with a more modern white funnel, but reverted to a traditional stack in 1986, painted buff in 1989
After October 4th, 1998, Montreux was withdrawn for complete refurbishment and conversion back to steam power.
Returned to service in 2001
2015 season curtailed due to boiler and superheater problems which means she will be out of service for the 2016 season

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"MV" Montreux at Vevey in 1988

"PS" Montreux at the CGN open day 2005

The refurbished upper deck saloon


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