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.
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.
Phone + 41 (0)79 418 93 53
Opening times and guided tours:
January – December
Tuesday to Saturday 09:30 and 14:00
On the following days the Infopoint Sigirino is closed:
19.03.2017 Saint Joseph's Day
17.04.2017 Easter Monday
25.05.2017 Ascension Day
05.06.2017 Whit Monday
15.06.2017 Corpus Christi
29.06.2017 Saints Peter and Paul
01.08.2017 – 15.08.2017 Construction site closed
04.12.2017 Saint Barbara
08.12.2017 Immaculate Conception
Ceneri Base Tunnel visits
The following visits are offered at Sigirino
- Guided tour of the Ceneri Base Tunnel, duration approx. 3 hours
- Guided tour of the Sigirino 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.
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 into the tunnel where you will explore the Ceneri Base Tunnel on foot.
The lecture and tour together last about 3 hours.
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 day»:
no dates are currently known.