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Goppenstein is a small hamlet in Valais and belongs to the municipality Ferden. Travelers visiting the Loetschental, whether by car or by public transport, will drive through Goppenstein.

In Goppenstein there is the south portal of the Loetschbergtunnel. Today there are hourly passenger-trains and the the car-transport trains driving through the tunnel. Goppenstein is a changing-point from the train to the postal routes to the Loetschental and to Gampel-Steg.

Today, only few people live in Goppenstein. While the construction of the Loetschbergtunnel, there where up to 3500 people living here. But there are another interesting things happened in Goppenstein. You will find more information on the various chapters.

Today, only few people live in Goppenstein. While the Loetschbergtunnel was built, there where up to 3500 people living here. But there are more interesting things happened in Goppenstein. You will find more information in the various chapters.