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The Wengernalp Railway, with the longest racked railway in the world, opens up the excursion and winter sports area of Kleine Scheidegg and serves as a feeder to the world-famous destination of Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe. In the area of public transport, Wengernalpbahn AG supplies the car-free residential and holiday resort of Wengen. Wengernalpbahn AG also owns the winter sports facilities around Kleine Scheidegg with a total of 8 chairlifts. In addition, the company leases catering facilities at Kleine Scheidegg (to the sister company Jungfrau Gastronomie AG) and Grindelwald Grund.

Company data

RouteRoute length (all rack)19.2 km
Most important rolling stockPanorama trains10
Double carriage4
Articulated driving units7
Passenger cars and control cars13
Freight cars47
Freight locomotives7
Conveying capacity per hourLauterbrunnen (seats/standing places)1,076 / 444
Grindelwald (seating / standing)784 / 420
Winter sportsChairlifts8
Slope vehicles11
Catering, accommodation (leased)2 restaurants (number of seats)550
Dormitory (number of beds)90

Key figures

Operating values, in thousands of CHF20172016
Employees (full-time positions)220220
• of which learners44
Holdings of Jungfraubahn Holding AG100.0%100.0%
Operating income68,86161,730
Transportation revenues55,86549,655
Annual profit6,2643,121