The views of the Mount Blanc range and the Bouqui canyons are fantastic.
The 1650m long railway (gauge 600mm) was constructed by Trains Touristiques d'Emosson. It started operating on the same day as the Chatelard Funicular opened for the Public in 1975.
The train is pulled by electrical locomotives that are recharged every night.
Dinosaur footprints can be seen at Vieux-Emosson (2400m) after the snow is melted. Acces is by foot from the top station of the Mini Func. count on 5-6 hours return.