V-Cableway Project

The most innovative and exciting construction project in the Alps.

In the tradition of visionary pioneering achievements in the construction of the Jungfrau Railway between 1896 and 1912, the V-Cableway will be in operation by December 2020. From the new terminal in Grindelwald, a tricable gondola takes you to the Eiger Glacier and a new 10-seater aerial gondola to the Männlichen – spectacular views and significantly reduced travel times included.


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Eiger Express
Terminal Grindelwald
Neue Gondelbahn Grindelwald-Männlichen


Inauguration aerial gondola Grindelwald-Männlichen (GGM)

On 14 December 2019, the aerial gondola Grindelwald-Männlichen (GGM) will officially start operations. With 111 gondolas the transport capacity doubles from 900 to 1800 guests per hour. With the modern gondolas for up to ten people the journey to the top station at 2225 metres above sea level, will only take 19 minutes instead of 30 minutes. At the same time, the Berner Oberland-Bahnen (BOB) open their new and direct public transport station "Grindelwald Terminal" with a direct link to the new GGM-valley station. With the new GGM, guests can profit from the first part of the new terminal of the V-Cableway project at the valley station.

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We are delighted to invite you to our next "Construction site coffee" at the Info Pavilion in Grindelwald Grund. Over coffee and croissants we will get you up to date about ongoing work and important upcoming events and milestones. We value these personal exchanges and are happy to answer your questions about the V-Cableway construction sites.


  • Commissioning of the new Männlichen gondola
  • Commissioning of Grindelwald Terminal station
  • Fitting out and completion of the Eigergletscher station
  • Commissioning of the Wengen shuttle
  • Terminal Grindelwald – Multi-storey car park construction
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Info-Pavilion Grindelwald

Right next to the construction site you can find out about the V-Cableway project and the construction progress at various touchpoints in the info pavilion. The highlight: you can already experience a virtual ride on the Eiger Express in the model gondola.

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Construction site tour

Would you like to see on site how the construction of the V-Cableway is progressing? If you are interested in construction site management, from January 2020 we will gladly arrange an individual programme for you. The construction site tours are currently in the winter break.

Facts & Figures

Facts and figures about the V-Cableway: Learn more about the $470 million project, and how it benefits you and the whole region. The FAQ section has answers to the most common questions.

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