BLS Cargo

SWITZERLAND’s second-largest railway BLS says it is still pushing for a concession to operate long-distance services beyond its own network, despite the recent failure of talks with Swiss Federal Railways…
BLS, Switzerland, announced on February 16 that it has agreed to sell a 45% stake in its rail freight subsidiary BLS Cargo to SNCF Logistics.
WITH just weeks to go before the start of full commercial operations, Switzerland’s Federal Transport Office (BAV) has approved the use of Bombardier Traxx locomotives in the Gotthard Base Tunnel…
SWISS railfreight operator BLS Cargo says it expects to take delivery of the first of 15 Vectron multi-system electric locomotives from Siemens within the next few months.
What will happen to transalpine traffic when the Gotthard road tunnel closes for maintenance work? Can rail take the strain from the roads on this vital axis, and if so,…
SWISS railfreight operator BLS Cargo announced its annual results on March 17, revealing a 75% increase in profits to SFr 2.5m ($US 2.5m) and a 49% increase in Ebit to…
BOMBARDIER announced on February 5 that its Traxx F140 AC3 Last Mile locomotive has received authorisation from the Swiss Federal Transport Office (BAV) for unrestricted commercial operation in Switzerland.
BLS, Switzerland, announced on January 6 that it has reached an agreement with German Rail (DB) subsidiary DB Schweiz Holding, part of DB Schenker Rail, to buy back its 45%…
AFTER four years in the red, Swiss railfreight operator BLS Cargo announced on March 18 that it recorded a profit of SFr 1.5m ($US 1.7m) in 2013.
BOMBARDIER's F140 AC LM 'Last Mile' electro-diesel locomotive entered service with Swiss railfreight operator BLS Cargo on March 6, when one of the class 187 locomotives was used to haul…
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