Construction site info October 2020

The construction sites in Grindelwald Grund and on the Eiger glacier are running as normal. Below is a list of the works that are currently ongoing and planned for the coming weeks.

Grindelwald Terminal

Grindelwald Terminal BOB stop:

  • Completion work of access to platform from Kantonsstrasse, Rothenegg roundabout

Terminal building:

  • Continuation of interior work (panel work, electrical, lighting, technical facilities, heating, ventilation and sanitary facilities) in the finished shell construction
  • Continuation of expansion of shop and gastronomy areas-  Continuation of expansion of passage to car park

Eiger Express tricable gondola valley station:

  • Adjustment work for the garage and valley station
  • Test run and commissioning of Eiger Express

Car park:

  • Continuation of interior work (poured asphalt, ceiling insulation, painting, electrics, lighting and parking guidance system) on all floors
  • Assembly of wooden façade elements

Access to car park and terminal building (Grundstrasse):

  • Completion of works management and road construction work (pavement installation, signalling and markings)


Eiger Glacier

Continuation of interior work (partition walls, electrical, lighting, technical facilities, heating, ventilation and sanitary facilities) in the finished shell construction

Adjustment work tricable gondola summit station

  • Assembly of façade passage
  • Completion of installation of façade elements at the Eiger Glacier station
  • Completion of cladding on JB tunnel extension
  • Track and overhead line construction track 3
  • Construction of platform 2 at Eiger Glacier station
  • Completion of environmental work in the area of slope exits

The WAB material transports between Grund and Salzegg with intermediate storage in the two temporary Salzegg halls will continue to take place.


Eiger Express tricable gondola route

  • Dismantling the auxiliary supports for the cable hoist
  • Test run and commissioning of Eiger Express

è Notice for Eigertrail hikers: Please pay attention to the information boards and do not leave the marked hiking trails.


Blue run Eiger Glacier to Fallboden

Conclusion of completion work on the slope along the Fallboden gallery and slope widening at Egg.


GGM Männlichen Railway

Most of the work at the middle and summit stations has been completed.

Renovation work is currently underway on the Holenstein–Männlichen alpine road. The road is thus closed to all traffic. The work will last until the beginning of October.


Info Pavilion and construction site news

The Info Pavilion is open to visitors every day from 08.00 to 18.00 h. The federal Swiss hygiene and distance requirements also apply here. Questions or suggestions can be put into a letter box at the feedback salon or sent by e-mail to [email protected].
Those who prefer to be informed from home can visit www.jungfrau.ch/v-bahn.

The Info Pavilion will be closed to the public on 26 October 2020. Of course, you can still contact us with any questions or concerns at v-bahn.jungfrau.ch/en. We are happy to be at your service.


Access to Grindelwald terminal and local bus

Access to the terminal from the temporary car park and the Grindelwald Grund station leads over the slope on the south side of the Lütschine via the ski bridge to the terminal. The path is signposted. From 26 October 2020, the terminal will be closed until the opening on 5 December 2020.

Access to the BOB stop is via the terminal’s night access.

The local bus will stop at the provisional bus stop at the Grindelwald Grund Intersport building. For the exact timetables, please check online.


Project of the Grindelwald municipality: Flood protection and development

Construction work in the area of Grindelwald Grund station and terminal:

  • Dismantling of rubbish shelter and demolition of old transformer station
  • Installation of the pavement on Grundstrasse
  • Start of dismantling the old Chilchsboden bridge


Jungfrau Railways, GGM and the municipality of Grindelwald thank all those affected for their understanding for the ongoing construction work and wish everyone good health.

Contact for questions or concerns:

[email protected] or 033 828 71 11