Car transporter

the quick way through the mountains

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From Prättigau to Engadin or back. The RhB takes you and your car through the Vereina Tunnel every day.

Take the car transporter through the Vereina Tunnel; just 18 minutes from Prättigau (Selfranga) to Engadin (Sagliains) or back. Every day, every 30 minutes.

Car transporter info phone: +41 81 288 37 37

Road condition info phone: +41 848 800 163

Current waiting times: strassen.gr.ch and teletext.ch

Mobile access at www.strassenmobile.gr.ch

Traffic forecast: Expected delays in winter 2014/15 of the Vereina car transporter

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General conditions of carriage and additional conditions of carriage for buses/coaches and commercial vehicles

General conditions of carriage

  • Experience has shown that there are usually longer waiting times on Saturdays in February and March between about 9 am and 2 pm.
  • All vehicles up to 3.30m in height and/or up to 18t total weight are loaded onto the train until shortly before departure.
  • Note that additional conditions of carriage apply to large buses and commercial vehicles of more than 3.30m height and/or more than 18t total weight.
  • Motorcycles must be checked in at least 15 minutes before train departure.
  • Please note that you cannot specify a particular train. We do not accept reservations.
  • Passengers must remain in their vehicles.
  • Transport of hazardous goods through the Vereina is not permitted.

Drive-in Check

  1. Ensure that all four wheels of your vehicle are in the same wagon.
  2. Engage first gear or «Park» position.
  3. Switch off your engine.
  4. Apply the handbrake fully.
  5. Secure your roof-rack luggage or carry it inside the vehicle.
  6. Tune your radio to one of the three rail/road traffic info stations: SRF 1 (95.2MHZ), Radio Südostschweiz (99.7MHZ), Rumantsch (89.4MHZ).
  7. Do not throw lighted cigarettes or other objects out of vehicle windows.
  8. Keep your travel ticket to hand throughout the journey - also serves as insurance documentation

In the event of an emergency

  • Dial 117 on your mobile phone.
  • Press the SOS emergency button (located at the ends of each wagon).
  • Tune your radio to one of the three stations listed (safety precautions): SRF (95.2MHZ), Radio Südostschweiz (99.7MHZ), Rumantsch (89.4MHZ).
  • There are fire extinguishers at the front and rear ends of the train.

Additional conditions of carriage for buses/coaches and commercial vehicles

  • Limited transport capacity for vehicles of more than 3.30m in height and/or more than 18t total weight. Please observe the loading profile.
  • Vehicles of over 3.30m in height and/or more than 18t total weight must be checked in at least 15 minutes before train departure.
  • The vehicles are arranged lengthways. Stop in the middle of the wagon, centred with respect to either side of the car transporter carriage (ensure even distribution of weight).
  • Radio aerials must be retracted, taped down or removed. Side aerials must be retracted at least until they are level with the vehicle roof. Roof aerials must lie flat (taped down if required) or be removed in order to avoid contact with the electrical overhead during loading and unloading.

  • Loading onto transporter wagons with roof protection:
    • max. 2.55m wide (max. 3.30m high)
    • max. loading height 3.77m (e.g. busses), max. height observe loading profile
    • max. 18.5m long
    • max. 18t total weight
    • The maximum access width for the transporter wagons is 2.90m (remember to take door and wing mirrors into account). When driving through the transporter wagon, please fold in or remove the mirrors if needed.
    • Bus and coach passengers must remain in their vehicles.
    • What to do in an emergency: Advance your vehicle to the next wagon coupling and keep as far to the left as possible to allow the front doors to be opened for exit; passengers must not get off the car train until told to do so by rail personnel.

  • Loading onto transporter wagons without roof protection:
    • max. 2.6m wide
    • max. 12.5m wheelbase (from the first to the last axle)
    • max. 4m high
    • max. 28t total weight (all other vehicles require completion of specialpermit application form)
      • Normal practice is to load vehicles with a height of between 3.31m and 4.00m onto the wagon at the end of the train in Selfranga, and onto the wagon at the head of the train in Sagliains. Tolerance: Please observe the loading profile.
      • Vehicles must be earthed (grounded) by loading personnel. Please do not move your vehicle until asked to do so by loading personnel.
      • Buses and coaches: Bus and coach passengers travelling from Klosters to Lavin or vice versa are booked onto scheduled passenger trains. The tickets are included in the price of transport. Seat reservation in the traveling train needed (Station Klosters Platz Phone: +41 (0)81 288 37 16 or e-mail: klosters(at)rhb.ch) Access to the train station Lavin only possible by bypassing the village and entering from Scuol.

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    Contact

    If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us:
    On the Vereina hotline: +41 81 288 37 37
    By fax: +41 81 288 37 33
    Or by e-mail: vereina(at)rhb.ch

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    Special permits for commercial vehicles

    Special approval must be applied for at least three working days prior to the scheduled transport operation. Please select the type of truck desired.

    Typ A

    Axle weights (to 100 kg)
    Wheelbase (in cm)
    Address of transport company
    Fehler

    Typ B

    Axle weights (to 100 kg)
    Wheelbase (in cm)
    Address of transport company
    Fehler

    Typ C

    Axle weights (to 100 kg)
    Wheelbase (in cm)
    Address of transport company
    Fehler

    Typ D

    Axle weights (to 100 kg)
    Wheelbase (in cm)
    Address of transport company
    Fehler

    Typ E

    Axle weights (to 100 kg)
    Wheelbase (in cm)
    Address of transport company
    Fehler
    No form to show

    Typ F

    Axle weights (to 100 kg)
    Wheelbase (in cm)
    Address of transport company
    Fehler

    Typ G

    Axle weights (to 100 kg)
    Wheelbase (in cm)
    Address of transport company
    Fehler

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    Timetable

    Sommer: 1. Mai 2015 - 30 November 2015
    Klosters Selfranga - Sagliains (Engadin)
    Departure Time: 05:20am, 06:20am every 30 Minuten till 07:50pm, 08.20pm*, 08.50pm
    Sagliains (Engadin) – Klosters Selfranga
    Departure Time: 05.50am, 06.20am every 30 Minuten till 07.20pm, 07.50pm*, 08.20pm, 09.20pm
    *only from Friday to Sunday, as well as on the 13th and 25th of May.
    Winter: 1. December 2014 - 30. April 2015
    Klosters Selfranga- Sagliains (Engadin)
    Departure time: 05:20am, 06:20am every 30 minutes till 8:50pm, 9:50pm, 10:50pm, 11:50pm
    Sagliains (Engadin) - Klosters Selfranga
    Departure timet: 05:50am, 06:20am every 30 minutes till 08:20pm, 09:20pm, 10:20pm, 11:20pm, 12:20pm*
    *2. December 2014 - 1. May 2015

    Travel time: 18 Minutes

    Please note that

    • Motorcycles must be checked in at least 15 minutes before train departure.
    • During peak winter periods and in the evening at weekends, there are additional connections.
    • All train timetables are indicated without guarantee.
    • Please note that you cannot specify a particular train. We do not accept reservations! 

    Prices

    SummerWinter (normal fares)*Winter (high season fares)*
    01.05.2015 -
    30.11.2015
    01.12.2014 -
    30.04.2015
    Sat/Sun and on
    national holidays
    from 20.12.2014 -
    08.03.2015 from
    9 am to 5 pm
    Vehicles
    up to 3.5t and max. 9 seats33.0038.0043.00
    from 3.501 - 10t78.00123.00150.00

    Trailers
    incl. leisure equipment and caravans
    up to 0.75t22.0023.0028.00
    0.751 to 5t33.0038.0043.00

    Agricultural vehicles and campers
    3.501 bis 7.5t50.0082.0092.00

    Minibuses
    10 to 19 seats42.0073.0083.00

    Buses/coaches
    20 to 25 seats84.00124.00144.00
    26 to 35 seats112.00164.00180.00
    36 seats and more198.00227.00282.00

    Trucks
    2 axles up to 18t115.00182.00226.00
    3 axles up to 26t140.00205.00388.00

    Trucks/articulated vehicles
    4 axles up to 32t **151.00220.00416.00
    over 32t **225.00329.00474.00

    Goods trailers
    from 5t64.0092.00175.00

    Motorcycles/small motorcycles
    capacity under 50ccm / bicycle12.0013.0013.00
    capacity over 50ccm20.0022.0022.00

    All prices in CHF

    * At weekends during the winter season and on national holidays, there is a vehicle height limit of 3.30m
    ** Transport above 28 tons with special permit only (period of notice for permit application: 3 working days)

    Notes

    • Vehicle weight = permitted total weight shown on registration document
    • Price per vehicle incl. driver and passengers
    • The category is as shown in the vehicle's registration document
    •  With categories that depend on weight, the permitted maximum weight shown in the registration document is the point of reference
    • Prices include VAT. We reserve the right to make changes
    • The following means of payment are accepted by the booking office at Sagliains / Selfranga: Swiss francs (CHF), euros (EUR), EC-direct, credit cards, Swiss Postcard, REKA-Checks, REKA-Rail, M-Card
    • Please note our conditions of carriage
    • The following are recognised as national holidays: 1 and 2 January, Good Friday, Easter Monday, Ascension, Whit Monday, 1 August, 25 and 26 December

    Vereina Card

    The top-value, top-up card for frequent travellers. Valid for all fare tariffs and categories, with discounts of up to 35%. Non-personal / transferable, with unlimited validity.

    You can buy your Vereina Card either at the automatic machines in Sagliains and/or Selfranga, or at the railway stations in Klosters, Scuol and Zernez. Or best of all right now online bestellen.

    ValuePrice in CHFDiscount
    250.00210.0016%
    500.00400.0020%
    1 000.00750.0025%
    2 000.001 300.0035%
    • Valid for all fare tariffs and categories
    • Non-personal / transferable, with unlimited validity
    • Prices include VAT. We reserve the right to make changes