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We cordially welcome you to the construction sites of the Ceneri Base Tunnel. In a guided tour you can inform yourself on the latest status of the project.

Infopoint Sigirino

The Infopoint Sigirino is the starting point for guided tours inside the Ceneri Base Tunnel. After commissioning of the Gotthard Base Tunnel, the 15.4-kilometers-long Ceneri Base Tunnel is Switzerland's largest tunnel-construction project.

Guided tours of the construction site at Sigirino are only available to groups with prior reservation.

Infopoint Sigirino
Phone + 41 (0)79 418 93 53

Guided tours:
January – December
Monday to Friday 09:00 und 14:00
Saturday 09:30 and 13:30

On the following days the Infopoint Sigirino is closed:

01.11.2018                           All Saints 
08.12.2018                           Immaculate Conception
22.12.2018– 06.01.2019     Construction site closed
19.03.2019                           Saint Joseph's Day
22.04.2019                           Easter Monday
01.05.2019                           Close 1 May  
30.05.2019                           Ascension Day
10.06.2019                           Whit Monday
20.06.2019                           Corpus Christi
29.06.2019                           Saints Peter and Paul 
27.07 – 18.08.2019              Construction site closed
01.11.2019                           All Saints 
22.12.2019– 06.01.2020     Construction site closed

The construction-site guided tour starts at the Infopoint on the construction site at Sigirino. In the lecture room we inform you about the NRLA project and the current status of the work. After receiving safety instructions you will be equipped with rubber boots, disposable overall, self-rescue rucksack and helmet. You will be then be driven by minibus at the North portal of the tunnel where you will explore the Ceneri Base Tunnel on foot.

The lecture and tour together last about 3 hours.

Further information
Request for tunnel visit at Camorino

Ceneri Base Tunnel visits

The following visits are offered at the Infopoint Sigirino

  • Guided tour of the Ceneri Base Tunnel at Camorino, duration approx. 3 hours
  • Guided tour of the Camorino surface construction site of the Ceneri Base Tunnel, duration approx. 2 hours (also suitable for children)
  • Lecture on the NEAT project inside the Infopoint Sigirino, duration approx. 45 minutes (wheelchair accessible)

All visits are offered in Italian, German, French, English and Spanish.

AlpTransit Gotthard Ltd regularly holds «Construction-site open days». These open days offer local residents who are affected, as well as all other people who are interested, an excellent opportunity to experience the work in the Ceneri Base Tunnel at first hand.

Next "Construction-site open days": Saturday 25 May 2019

Das Gotthard Tunnel-Erlebnis bietet Ihnen die einzigartige Möglichkeit, eine Führung im längsten Eisenbahntunnel der Welt, dem Gotthard-Basistunnel, zu besuchen. Im Inneren des Tunnels können Sie die vorbeifahrenden Züge beobachten und es erwartet Sie eine spannende Ausstellung rund um den Bau dieses Jahrhundertwerks. Weitere Erlebnisse rund ums Thema Bahn runden Ihren Aufenthalt ab.

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