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A journey through time aboard the historic train

  • When:
    All the year
  • Suitable for: All

Every trip is a special occasion to experience a journey in an atmosphere of yesteryear aboard a historic train composed of the 1963 ABDe 6/6 electric train and an AB4 wagons from 1923.

A plunge into the past on the route between Locarno and Camedo.

A unique travel experience born from the partnership between our railway and SEFT (Società Esercizio Ferroviario Turistico).

Musical entertainment with Ivo Maggetti's accordion and lunch at the Osteria Grütli in Camedo are planned for the historic train ride on 15.05.2022!

  • Menu
    Salad
    Carnaroli risotto with merlot and Freddy's luganighetta
    Home-made cake
    Carlito coffee 
  • 30.- excluding drinks
    (reservation required)

Official dates of the Historic Train 2022

  • Sunday 15 May
  • Sunday 12 June
  • Sunday 24th July
  • Sunday 28th August
  • Sunday 25th September
  • Sunday 9th October

Timetables

Historic Train Departure Arrival
Locarno - Camedo 10:07 11:00
Camedo - Locarno 12:06 13:00
Locarno - Camedo 14:13 15:07
Camedo - Locarno 15:55 16:46
Timetables are subject to change.

Prices for travelling on the historic train

Tickets available Price Additional information and travel tips
Simple ride
2nd Class
12 CHF You can combine Arcobaleno ticket to travel in the opposite direction with a regional train (running according to the official timetable). For hiking enthusiasts, you can return from Camedo to Intragna on foot along the ancient Via del Mercato.
Round Trip
2nd Class
24 CHF Price includes seat reservation  
  • Seats are not numbered
  • Children between 6 and 16 years old travel with 50% discount
  • Children under 6 years of age travel for free if they do not hold a seat.
  • Dogs travel with 50% discount and cannot use seats
  • Junior and Accompanied Children's Card, AG, half price, Arcobaleno tickets and Arcobaleno passes are not valid on journeys made by the historic train.
  • Tickets purchased are not refundable or exchangeable with other tickets.

The tickets for the historic train are not valid on regional and international trains.

THE NUMBER OF SEATS IS LIMITED

More information and sales

La Biglietteria
Piazza Stazione 3, CH-6601 Muralto
Tel. +41 (0)91 751 87 31
e-mail: labiglietteria@centovalli.ch

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Connections between Domodossola and Camedo

For travellers departing from Domodossola, it is possible to combine the journey with the Vigezzina-Centovalli Railway between Domodossola and Camedo.

Outward journey:

  • Regular-service train Domodossola - Camedo
  • Historic train Camedo - Locarno

Return journey

  • Regular-service train Locarno - Domodossola

Connections from Domodossola to Camedo

Train from Domodossola Departure Arrival 
Domodossola - Camedo 10.25 11.38
Camedo - Domodossola 16.24 17.36
Timetables are subject to change.
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More information and sales

La Biglietteria
Piazza Stazione 3, CH-6601 Muralto
Tel. +41 (0)91 751 87 31
e-mail: labiglietteria@centovalli.ch

ABDe 66 1963

The ABDe 6/6 electric train from 1963
The electric train no.31 "Bern", together with its twin "Valais", was built in 1963 by Schindler TIBB and is equipped with 6 motors with an output of 540 kW per hour. The electric train offers 18 seats in 1st Class and 35 seats in 2nd Class, is 25 metres long and can travel at a maximum speed of 60 km/h.

interno vagoni 400 x 400

AB4 wagon from 1923
Built in 1923 by Carmine&Toselli, the wagons offer 6 seats in 1st Class and 38 seats in 2nd Class. Each wagon is 12 metres long. When you sit on board these vintage cars, you will be enchanted by the romantic and evocative atmosphere that makes a journey to discover an area rich in architectural works that tell the history of our railway even more pleasant. Just think of the Ruinacci Bridge and the Iron Bridge of Intragna.

Region and points of historical interest

The Ruinacci viaduct

The Ruinacci viaduct

The Ruinacci viaduct

The Ruinacci viaduct

The metal structure consists of three arches. The central arch has a span of 58 metres

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The steel bridge

The steel bridge

The steel bridge

The steel bridge

One of the most photographed parts of our railway

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The Roman bridge

The Roman bridge

The Roman bridge

The Roman bridge

The structure is one of the landmarks of the Centovalli

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Intragna

Intragna

Intragna

Intragna

In the narrow alleyways of the village you can discover typical stone houses, historical palazzi and all kinds of picturesque and atmospheric places

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The castle ruins

The castle ruins

The castle ruins

The castle ruins

The remains of the fortification of Tegna are situated in a 41,000 m2 park deep in the countryside.

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Stone bridge in the Val d’Ingiustria

Stone bridge in the Val d’Ingiustria

Stone bridge in the Val d’Ingiustria

Stone bridge in the Val d’Ingiustria

The stone bridge is the most striking stone structure on the route

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Locarno

Locarno

Locarno

Locarno

The city of a thousand faces offers experiences for every taste.

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Camedo

Camedo

Camedo

Camedo

Camedo is the final station on our railway line on Swiss soil

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A day by train and boat, from Lake Maggiore to Lake Thun.

A day by train and boat, from Lake Maggiore to Lake Thun.

Travel for a day on our train and on Trenino verde delle Alpi through impressively alpine valleys. The journey takes you from Lake Maggiore to Lake Thun.

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A stone's throw from Locarno there is an earthly paradise waiting for you: it's called Centovalli.

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