Monte Generoso
for persons with
a disability 

Individual travellers who depend upon a wheelchair, maximum 2 for train, do not require a converted railway carriage (wheelchairs may not be wider than 60 cm and also not electric). Our railway staff will assist with boarding and alighting from the train. 

For people with mobility difficulties we recommend the departure from the Capolago station.

Two specially converted carriages are available for passengers with a disability who wish to travel to Monte Generoso in a group. Accompanying persons can travel with them in comfort.

Please take note of the following:

  • Train carriages for group travellers who are dependent upon a wheelchair are attached to the end of the trains that run according to the regular timetable (from 3 wheelchairs).    
  • Notification of the special transport must be given at least two days in advance.    
  • Wheelchairs may not be wider than 78 cm.
  • Each carriage seats eight persons with a disability, including their wheelchairs, and four accompanying persons. 
  • The railway staff will be glad to assist with boarding and alighting from the train.  

The Monte Generoso Railway has:

  • 2 carriages especially designed and built for transporting disabled persons in wheelchairs (from 3 wheelchairs with max 78cm widh)
  • Each carriage has room for 8 wheelchairs and seats for 4 carers
  • The two carriages can be coupled to normal trains in circulation. Please notify us at least two days in advance.
  • The railway staff is trained to help disabled persons and their equipment get into the train and help to facilitate the entry in the "Fiore di pietra"  even when the appropriate carriage has not been reserved.
  • With a wheelchair of max. 60cm width it's possibile to travel in the ordinary carriage (by reservation).

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