Lötschberg car transport service

Transport information for large-capacity vehicles


Lorries and mobile homes must be ready for loading 15 minutes before departure in Kandersteg or Goppenstein. Minibuses can be loaded until shortly before departure. Travellers stay sitting in the vehicle during transport.

Permitted vehicles

The following limits cannot be exceeded:

  • 2.50m width
  • 12m length
  • 3.55m height
  • 28t total weight
  • 22 seats

+41 58 327 31 32 (07.00–19.00)

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Large transport carrier

Size profile

Prepare vehicle for loading

Before you drive onto the transport carrier with your vehicle

  • The transportation of dangerous goods is not permitted.
  • Fold in or remove wing mirror on the driver’s side.
  • Fold in wing mirror on the passenger side but so that you can still see the length of the vehicle.
  • Side aerials should not extend beyond the vehicle roof and are to be retracted accordingly.
  • Roof aerials are to be bent flat and, if necessary, fixed or removed (risk of contact with overhead traction system)
  • Implement these precautions in good time. You must be ready for loading 15 minutes before departure.

Drive on & park

When driving on

  • Drive through the train.
  • Stop when you get to the front-most free transport carrier that is fully covered.
  • Park your vehicle in the centre of the transport carrier to distribute its weight evenly.
  • Get into first gear or “park”, switch off the engine and put the handbrake on securely.
  • Switch your radio to DAB+ for traffic and rail news from SRG/SSR.
  • It is not permitted to park the vehicle across two transport carriers or one that is not completely covered.
  • Do not get out of the vehicle. You are in the proximity of the live overhead line (15,000V).
  • If it is necessary for you to leave the vehicle (e.g. vehicle malfunction), follow the instructions of the staff and do not carry any objects in your hands.

In an emergency

  • Remain calm. The train is accompanied by rail personnel.
  • Make sure you follow instructions issued by staff.
  • Never leave the train unless asked to do so by rail personnel.
  • Dial the number 112 in an emergency.  
  • Switch your radio to DAB+ for traffic and rail news from SRG/SSR.
  • The tunnel is equipped with emergency lighting. Should you be forced to leave the train, activate the switch by the LEDs.  
  • In an emergency, flee in the specified direction on the path to the side of the track. A handrail offers support.  
  • Never touch any overhead traction system wires that are hanging down. 

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Lötschberg car transport service

Hourly connections for large-capacity vehicles between Kandersteg and Goppenstein.

Lötschberg car transport service

for minibuses with up to 22 seats, motorhomes over 5t and lorries over 3.5t

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