Entries by Anne-Catherine Minnig

Commissioning of the Ceneri Base Tunnel

With the commissioning of the Ceneri Base Tunnel and the first scheduled long-distance train to pass through on December 13, 2020, the New Alpine Transversal (NEAT) is complete. On the day of the timetable change, the Ceneri Base Tunnel will officially enter into operation and Europe will move a little closer together. After the opening […]

Eiger Express: Inauguration of the new V-Cableway

47 minutes faster to the Jungfraujoch, Europe’s highest train station – this will already apply from the inauguration of the new V-Cableway on 05 December 2020, and thus earlier than planned. The mega project in the Jungfrau region owes its name to its v-shaped routing. From the valley station in Grindelwald, a 10-person cableway leads […]

Mount Rigi: Unlimited skiing with a Swiss Travel Pass

In 2021, the Rigi Railways celebrate their 150th anniversary. This special year starts with the launch of a highlight for all snow sports enthusiasts: unlimited skiing on Mount Rigi! During the coming winter season, the ski lifts on the Rigi will be open for unlimited use for guests holding a Swiss Travel Pass, a GA […]

Pilatus: a virtual and interactive mountain tour

There are two ways to reach Pilatus by public transport – a new, interactive 360° map displays both of them and inspires guests with ideas for activities on and around this mountain. From the summit of Pilatus, visitors enjoy a stunning 360° panorama of the surrounding mountain world as well as Lake Lucerne – and […]

New: Winter idyll on the Grand Train Tour of Switzerland

The Grand Train Tour of Switzerland has committed to the cold season – with the new “Winter Magic” tour. Frozen lakes, fluffy powder snow, and majestic glaciers: that’s guaranteed on the “Winter Magic” tour. Starting at Lucerne, the journey proceeds to Interlaken and finally Zermatt – right to the world-famous Matterhorn. After that, the Glacier […]