Construction site tours

At the heart of the action

Experience close-up the building of the new Albula Tunnel. As part of a joint initiative with the Albula Railway Museum, the Rhaetian Railway is offering regular guided tours of the construction site in Preda. Sign up now to take part in one of these public tours. Group tours in English can be organised separately on request.

The public tours will be taking place in Preda every Wednesday from the beginning of July to the end of September, starting at around 10:45 am and on Sundays at 1:45 pm. The number of participants is limited.

  • Rendezvous point: Albulatunnel Railway Station Infoarena (opposite the Preda station platform)
  • Price: CHF 5.00 per person; payable locally to the on-site guide
  • Duration of tour: 90 minutes
  • Language: German
  • The tour takes you through the Infoarena and the construction site in Preda, with the exact itinerary dependent on what work is being carried out at the time. An expert site guide will be on hand to give you full information on the reconstruction of the Albula Tunnel.
  • Registration is required to take part in these guided tours: Please contact the Albula Railway Museum in Bergün: Tel.: +41 81 420 00 06 / e-mail: albulatunnel(at)bahnmuseum-albula.ch.

Notes on organisation and participation:

  • The guided tour will take place regardless of the weather. Waterproof clothing is recommended.
  • Sturdy footwear is obligatory (hiking boots). A sure foot and good physical condition are preconditions for the participation.
  • Children between 6 and 12 years old must be accompanied by an adult. The tour is not suitable for children under six years of age.
  • Given the situation of the site, wheelchair/pushchair access is unfortunately not possible.
  • Please abide strictly by the site guide's indications and instructions. The site guides decide about the participation.

Group tours

Group tours of the site are possible during the opening times of the Infoarena (8:00 am to 8:00 pm daily, from the beginning of May to the end of October). The group rate (max. 20 persons) is CHF 85.00. The scope and duration of group tours are the same as for normal public tours. Group tours are available in English, German, Italian, French and Romanic.

To arrange a tour, please get in touch with the Albula Railway Museum by calling +41 81 420 00 06 or emailing albulatunnel(at)bahnmuseum-albula.ch.

Getting to Preda

"Albula Railway Experience" RailAway tickets are available at special rates for your visit to Preda. This ticket offer includes travel from any railway station in Switzerland, plus entry to the Albula Tunnel Infoarena and the Albula Railway Museum in Bergün. Tickets are available at any railway station in Switzerland.