V-Cableway construction site info – 27 February 2020

The construction sites in Grindelwald Grund and on the Eiger glacier are still running as normal. Work at the tricable gondola Eiger Express summit station is currently several weeks behind schedule; all other sub-projects are on track.

The following works are currently ongoing and planned for the coming weeks:

Grindelwald Terminal

Grindelwald Terminal BOB stop:

  • Start of environmental work (backfilling, finishing work, access to platform from Kantonstrasse) depending on weather conditions

Terminal building

  • Continuation of the interior work (floors, insulation, panel work, electrical, lighting, technical facilities, plumbing, lifts, shop fronts, heating, ventilation and sanitary facilities) in the finished shell construction

Eiger Express tricable gondola station

  • Continuation of installation of cable car technology and assembly of loading robots

Car park

  • The concrete work on the walls and ceiling extend over the entire car park area (1st + 2nd floors on the terminal side, 1st + 2nd lower floors on the Mountain Hostel side)

Eiger Glacier

  • Completion of shell construction / concrete work (ceilings) Eiger Glacier station
  • Completion of shell construction / concrete work (ceilings) at the tricable gondola summit station
  • Continuation of the interior work (partition walls, lifts, electrical, heating, ventilation and sanitary facilities) in the finished shell construction
  • Start of installation of cable car technology at the tricable gondola summit station

The WAB material transports between Grund and Salzegg with intermediate storage in the two temporary Salzegg halls will take place in parallel to the normal railway and winter sports operation of the WAB.

Eiger Express route

During the winter, all work on the track will be suspended. In April 2020, the work for the Eiger Express tricable gondola will start.

Blue run Eiger Glacier to Fallboden

During the winter, all work on the slope will be suspended. Completion work will start in May 2020. The blue run is already available to winter sports guests.

GGM Männlichen Railway

The new railway is in operation and is very popular with our guests. Conclusion of selective interior work at the middle and summit station.

Info Pavilion and construction site news

The Info Pavilion at the office containers in Grindelwald Grund is open seven days a week from 08.00 – 18.00 h.

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 next construction site coffee morning will take place on Thursday, 2 April 2020, at 9.00 h in the Info Pavilion. Participation is open to all those interested, without prior registration.

Car park situation, access to Grindelwald terminal and local bus

The replacement parking spaces on the south side of the Lütschine and east of the Werkhof will remain in place. The replacement parking spaces on the south side of the Lütschine have been extended by the winter grate areas. The parking at Talgietli and Kilchboden can also be used. The parking is provided via a transport service. The parking fee is CHF 5 per day.

The following entrances will be available to all guests for the new Männlichen Railway:

  • from the replacement car park and slopes (Lütschine south side) over the new ski bridge to the terminal
  • from the BOB Grindelwald Terminal stop via the connecting passage directly into the terminal (public transport arrivals)
  • from the Rothenegg roundabout via the platform for the BOB Grindelwald Terminal stop

The local bus and the ski bus go directly to/from the terminal entrance.

There is a night-time parking ban for buses in the Talgietli car park. In the village, night parking is available on Bärplatz.

Project of the Grindelwald municipality

Flood protection and development construction work in the area of Grindelwald Grund station and terminal:

  • Flood protection hydraulics Mountain Hostel to Wärgistalbach
  • Flood protection hydraulics Grundbrücke to Mountain Hostel

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

Contact for questions or concerns:

[email protected] or 033 828 71 11