Public guided tour

Ferden emergency stop area

Take a look inside the Lötschberg Base Tunnel

The tour of the Ferden emergency stop area begins at Goppenstein Railway Station. After the coach journey through the access tunnel, your tour of the emergency stop area and the Ferden ventilation centre will take place on foot. Following a brief coach ride to the operations centre, the tour will be held before visitors are driven back to the starting point via the access tunnel.

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    Availability Available on 23.08.2020

    Public tours

    • Sunday, August 23, 2020
    • Sunday, November 8, 2020


    14.00–17.00 hours


    The registration is obligatory and only possible against prepayment via our webshop.

    Group tours

    For groups of 6 persons or more, the offer can be booked daily on request.


    Subject to change without prior notice


    • CHF 35.00 Guided tour per participant per participant
    • CHF 54.00 All-inclusive offer per participant

    Included in the price

    • Guided tour
    • Mineral water
    • Lloan of a helmet and vest

    Additionally included in the package

    • “Lötschberg Platter” at the Restaurant Felsheim Goppenstein (incl. wine)


    Prices in CHF incl. VAT / Prices and products subject to Alteration / The journey to Frutigen is not included in the price


    Group size

    6 to 28 participants


    From 12 years accompanied by an adult (free of charge, registration required)


    • Sturdy shoes
    • A helmet, vest and mineral water are provided
    • Walking distance in the tunnel: 1.5 kilometres. 
      Good physical fitness on the part of participants is assumed 
      (the temperature is 28°, humidity up to 80%)

    Meeting point

    Postbus stop at Goppenstein Railway Station.


    3 hours (14.00–17.00 hours)

    Plan journey

    Travel comfortably by train to Goppenstein. Your guide will meet you at the post bus stop and take you by coach into the interior of the Lötschberg base tunnel.

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