Footplate ride

Buy your ticket for a footplate ride here and reserve your guaranteed seat.

Immerse yourself in the unforgettable experience of a steam locomotive cab ride that leaves nothing to be desired. Experience at first hand how the oil-fuelled locomotive is prepared for use. Our guide will share his extensive knowledge of the fascinating technology and eventful history of these impressive machines with you. The highlight of the footplate ride is undoubtedly the hour-long journey in the footplate of the steam locomotive, where you can feel the power and rattling of the engine directly under your hands. We offer two start times per day.

Programme

In the morning:
08.30 a.m. | Meeting point at Brienz station
followed by a tour of the depot

09.40 a.m. | Departure from Brienz
10.35 a.m. | Arrival at Rothorn Kulm

In the afternoon:
1.00 p.m. | Meeting point at the station in Brienz
followed by a tour of the depot

1.58 p.m. | Departure from Brienz
2.57 p.m. | Arrival Rothorn Kulm

The return journey takes place individually according to the timetable.


The return journey is included in the price. The minimum age for a footplate ride is 18 years.
You are welcome to take up to 10 accompanying persons with you. These accompanying persons are welcome to accompany you on the depot tour and will be seated in the carriage next to the locomotive.
Please let us know in advance if and how many people will be accompanying you.
After the meeting point, you will be given stoker's clothing, which may get dirty. Shoes with a good tread are recommended (e.g. hiking boots).

  • FSF
    Tuesday, 18.June 08:30 o'clock
    (fully booked)
    CHF 349.00 **
  • FSF
    Monday, 05.August 13:00 o'clock
    (fully booked)
    CHF 349.00 **
  • FSF
    Tuesday, 27.August 13:00 o'clock
    (fully booked)
    CHF 349.00 **
  • FSF
    Wednesday, 11.September 08:30 o'clock
    (fully booked)
    CHF 349.00 **
  • FSF
    Wednesday, 11.September 13:00 o'clock
    (fully booked)
    CHF 349.00 **
  • FSF
    Thursday, 19.September 08:30 o'clock
    (Free spots 1)
    CHF 349.00 **
  • FSF
    Thursday, 19.September 13:00 o'clock
    (fully booked)
    CHF 349.00 **
  • FSF
    Tuesday, 24.September 08:30 o'clock
    (Free spots 1)
    CHF 349.00 **
  • FSF
    Tuesday, 24.September 13:00 o'clock
    (Free spots 1)
    CHF 349.00 **
  • FSF
    Saturday, 28.September 08:30 o'clock
    (fully booked)
    CHF 349.00 **
  • FSF
    Saturday, 28.September 13:00 o'clock
    (fully booked)
    CHF 349.00 **
  • FSF
    Thursday, 03.October 08:30 o'clock
    (fully booked)
    CHF 349.00 **
  • FSF
    Thursday, 03.October 13:00 o'clock
    (Free spots 1)
    CHF 349.00 **
  • FSF
    Saturday, 12.October 08:30 o'clock
    (fully booked)
    CHF 349.00 **
  • FSF
    Saturday, 12.October 13:00 o'clock
    (fully booked)
    CHF 349.00 **
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