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Take a ride ascending Mt. Rigi with the world's only mobile rack steam locomotive with a standing boiler and let yourself be charmed by a journey into a past from more than 150 years ago. 


  • Sunday, 19 May 2024 (Rigi Historic XXL - Day)*

  • Sunday, 02 June 2024

  • Saturday, 15 June 2024

  • Sunday, 23 June 2024

  • Sunday, 28 July 2024

  • Thursday, 01 August 2024 (Rigi Historic XXL - Day)*

  • Saturday, 14 September 2024

  • Saturday, 28 September 2024

Timetable from Vitznau: 

  • 09.50 am from Vitznau

  • 11.15 am from Kaltbad

  • 11.20 am from Staffelhöhe

  • 11.30 am from Staffel

  • 11.40 am at Rigi Kulm

*On Rigi Historic Day, all course trains will be operated with historic vehicles. More about the event at

The reservation is only valid for the ascent. The descent is possible with any course train or on the steam train at 2.01 pm. No reservations will be accepted.

Parking spaces are available at the Rigi Bahnen stations. However, we recommend public transport instead of a car: sit back, enjoy and do something good for the environment.

RIGI HISTORIC aims to preserve the valuable historic vehicles and buildings of RIGI BAHNEN AG so that they can continue to serve you. Learn more. Thanks to your support, we keep going historically.

Important information

Children get their own seat, but need the ticket for children up to and including 15 years.


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