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Monte Generoso
for persons with
a disability 

Individual

Individual travellers who depend upon a wheelchair, maximum 1 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 the departure is possible from the Capolago station and from the summit.

Groups

One specially converted carriage is 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 wheelchairs and four accompanying persons. 
  • The railway staff will be glad to assist with boarding and alighting from the train.  

Summit and "Fiore di pietra"

  • Our staff will give directions for the "Fiore di pietra".
  • The lift is suitable for wheelchairs.
  • Panoramic terrace and restaurant are barrier-free.
  • Paved walk of 500 meters, easily accessible in a wheelchair.
  • Sanitary facilities for handicapped people.

Additional information is available at:

 

The Monte Generoso Railway has always enabled people of all abilities to access the summit and Fiore di pietra, with a carriage designed to transport wheelchair users and accompanying carers. Two ascents and descents have been scheduled at specific times on 19 June, 17 July and 14 August 2021 to enable small groups or accompanied individuals to access one of Ticino’s most beautiful attractions. Booking recommended and it must be booked within the previous day (max. 8 places for each date).

Round trip as per official timetable (accompanying person travels free of charge)

Departure from Capolago: at 09:25 and at 11:35 
Return from Vetta: at 14:45 and at 16:45

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