Railway adventures

Ride in the driver’s cab on the Lötschberg line

Fulfil a childhood dream.

“Experience” the fascination of being a train driver up close: climb aboard the driver’s cab in Bern and look over the driver’s shoulder. Enjoy the journey over breathtaking bridges and through tunnels from the perspective of the train driver – witness the exceptional engineering from the last century.

Availability Today (Saturday) open

Due to the coronavirus, this tour is not offered until further notice.

 

This offer is available all year round, on Fridays and Saturdays (except general holidays).

Timetable

Dep. Bern  09.39 hours 
Arr. Brig    11.20 hours

or

Dep. Brig   11.34 hours 
Arr. Bern    13.21 hours

Subject to change without prior notice

Rates

Ride in the driver’s cab

  • CHF 830.00 for a maximum of two people

Included in the price

  • Ride in the driver’s cab for a maximum of two people on the Lötschberg mountain line on a RegioExpress Lötschberger (multi-unit train RABe 535). Children under 14 may only travel when accompanied by an adult
  • Accompanied by a specialist
  • Two first class BLS day tickets, valid on BLS routes on the day of travel for an outward and return journey.
  • Souvenir
  • Documentation
Prices in CHF incl. VAT / Prices and products subject to alteration

Notes

Route

The RegioExpress Lötschberger travels safely at a speed of up to 160 km/h through Aeretal to Spiez and easily ascends the Lötschberg northern approach. After you have passed through the Lötschberg Summit Tunnel near Kandersteg you will reach Goppenstein in Valais where the train descends down the Lötschberg southern approach to Brig.

  • Bern–Brig
  • Brig–Bern

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The last date for booking is ten days before the journey.

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