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SWITZERLAND’s second-largest railway BLS announced on May 2 that it has selected Stadler Rail for a contract worth around SFr 650m ($US 653m) to supply 58 EMUs for regional and…
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.
SWISS private railway BLS has placed an order for the IVU.rail integrated planning system from IVU Traffic Technologies, Germany.
THE government of the Italian region of Piedmont has awarded BLS, Switzerland, a six-year concession to operate services on the 19km Iselle - Domodossola line from December 11 in a…
THIS month sees the handover of the 57km Gotthard Base Tunnel from AlpTransit to Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) for trial operation in preparation for the launch of commercial services on…
SWISS Federal Railways (SBB), together with the Swiss federal office for transport (BAV), the canton of Bern and Switzerland's second largest railway BLS, has broken ground on a SFr 270m…
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.
SWISS railfreight operator BLS Cargo reported an 11% increase in traffic last year with a total of 18,225 trains operated compared with 16,486 in 2014.
SWITZERLAND's Federal Office of Transport (BAV) published a report on January 14 detailing the reasons behind the deterioration in the condition of the country's standard-gauge infrastructure and outlining potential solutions…
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