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The new, action-packed event exclusively for pre-war vehicles up to 1949

Outdoor Storage Facility Swiss Museum of Transport - Swiss Classic World

Sunday, June 2, 2024

The Harder than Steel event is an experiential drive exclusively for pre-war vehicles up to the year 1949, on an attractive and low-traffic route that leads from the outdoor storage area of the Swiss Museum of Transport to the SWISS CLASSIC WORLD trade fair. This extraordinary pre-war rally event will take place on Sunday, June 2, 2024. Registration is possible using the form below:

The Program

Sunday, June 2, 2024

08:00          Arrival at the outdoor storage facility of the Swiss Museum of Transport in Rain

                   Parking of vehicles
                   Registration, handover of participant documents including tickets for the SWISS CLASSIC WORLD
                   Introduction of vehicles (Speaker)
                   Coffee and croissants
09:30          Start of the drive
11:30          Arrival at the exhibition halls in Lucerne (SWISS CLASSIC WORLD)
                   Parking and exhibiting of vehicles

                   Visit of the exhibition
                   Individual journey home

17:00          Closure of SWISS CLASSIC WORLD

The Route

The 88-kilometre route starts at the outdoor storage area of the Swiss Museum of Transport and leads us along low-traffic roads past the lakes Baldeggersee, Hallwilersee, and Sempachersee. Then the route takes us through country roads and the Renggloch to Lucerne, to the Allmend and to the SWISS CLASSIC WORLD fair, where the vehicles will be presented to the public in front of the halls.

Route: Aussenlager Verkehrshaus der Schweiz – Rain – Hochdorf – Seengen – Beinwil – Beromünster - Schenkon – Sempach – Neuenkirch – Renggloch – Kriens – Messe Luzern – Swiss Classic World 

Registration & Starting fee

All owners and drivers of pre-war vehicles are allowed to take part in the rally. All vehicles must have official road registration and be at least 75 years old.

The entry fee is CHF 30 per vehicle. Payment is made on site in cash or with Twint. Advance payment is not possible. The fee includes the following:

  • Organization

  • Welcome coffee and croissants

  • Breakdown service (Carplanet Galliker Garages Kriens)

  • Parking trade fair  

  • Admission (2x) to the SWISS CLASSIC WORLD trade fair

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Registration for the "Harder than Steel" event is mandatory and binding. If participation in the event is not possible after registration, the organisation must be informed in writing via email at least 3 days before the start date at the following email address:

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