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All passengers must wear a hygienic mask when travelling on all train and cable-car services effective from Monday, July 6th, 2020.
Please follow these safety measures when traveling on Mount Rigi railways.

Accessibility on the mountain railways

Accessibility on Mount Rigi is a reality. But where are barrier-free tours on the mountain possible? The following list provides a short overview. 

Usually, the cogwheel railways provide handicapped-accessible transport from Goldau to Vitznau. However, some stations on the mountain are not fully handicapped-accessible. For example, some have no ramps or toilets available for wheelchair users.

For you to know where you can board and exit best with a wheelchair, walking aids or prams, the Rigi mountain railways and their wheelchair accessibility are listed below.

Cogwheel railway from Goldau

Wheelchair users must be registered (+41 41 399 87 87)

Station Hochperron Goldau             Wheelchair-accessible. The station has ramps and a handicapped-accessible toilet facility. Easy entrance and exit available.
Station parking Goldau A4 NOT wheelchair-accessible. No ramps or toilet facilities available.
Station Kräbel  NOT wheelchair-accessible. Toilet facilities available. Aerial cable car Kräbel-Rigi Scheidegg is wheelchair-accessible. 
Station Fruttli  NOT wheelchair-accessible. No ramps or toilet facilities available.
Station Klösterli  Wheelchair-accessible. The station has ramps and a handicapped-accessible toilet facility. Easy entrance and exit available.
Station Wölfertschen-First                               NOT wheelchair-accessible. No ramps or toilet facilities available. Only accessible with an accompanying person.
Station  Staffel  Wheelchair-accessible. The station has ramps and a handicapped-accessible toilet facility. Easy entrance and exit available.
Top station Rigi Kulm  Wheelchair-accessible. The station has ramps and a handicapped-accessible toilet facility. Easy entrance and exit available.

The staff of the Rigi Bahnen are available to assist at the stations and in the trains.

 

Cogwheel railway from Vitznau

Wheelchair users must be registered (+41 41 399 87 87)

Talstation Vitznau                         Wheelchair-accessible. There are ramps available at the valley station. Handicapped-accessible toilet facility on site. Tracks must be crossed to reach platform 2. Easy entrance and exit available.
Mittlerschwanden  NOT wheelchair-accessible. No ramps or toilet facilities available. Steep terrain.
Gruebisbalm  NOT wheelchair-accessible. No ramps or toilet facilities available. Steep terrain.
Freibergen NOT wheelchair-accessible. No ramps or toilet facilities available. Steep terrain.
Haltestelle Romiti NOT wheelchair-accessible. No ramps or toilet facilities available. Steep terrain.
Rigi Kaltbad  Wheelchair-accessible. The station has ramps and a handicapped-accessible toilet facility. Easy entrance and exit available.
Staffelhöhe  Wheelchair-accessible. The station has ramps but no handicapped-accessible toilet facility. Easy entrance and exit available.
Rigi Staffel  Wheelchair-accessible. The station has ramps and a handicapped-accessible toilet facility. Easy entrance and exit available.
Bergstation Rigi Kulm  Wheelchair-accessible. The station has ramps and a handicapped-accessible toilet facility. Easy entrance and exit available.

Wheelchair-accessible. There are ramps available at the valley station. Handicapped-accessible toilet facility on site. Tracks must be crossed to reach platform 2. Easy entrance and exit available.

NOT wheelchair-accessible. No ramps or toilet facilities available. Steep terrain.
Wheelchair-accessible. Ramps are available at the station, slight incline. Handicapped-accessible toilet facility on site. Easy entrance and exit available.

Weggis – Rigi Kaltbad cable car

The mountain and valley stations are wheelchair-accessible. In Weggis and Rigi Kaltbad, there are lifts available which make it possible to reach the stations.

Kräbel-Rigi Scheidegg

The mountain and valley stations are wheelchair-accessible.

The following aerial cable car are NOT wheelchair-accessible:

Aerial cable car Rigi Burggeist 

Aerial cable car Hinterbergen 

Aerial cable car Wissifluh 

Aerial cable car Urmiberg