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A new rail link between Arcisate on the Varese - Porto Ceresio line in northern Italy and Stabio, Switzerland, was officially inaugurated on December 22 by Italy’s minister of transport…
HARSCO Rail Europe has handed over the first six of 31 maintenance vehicles to Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) for use in the Gotthard Base Tunnel. Harsco was awarded the SFr…
SWITZERLAND’s Southeastern Railway (SOB) announced on December 21 that it has awarded Stadler a contract to supply 11 Flirt EMUs to operate Gotthard Panorama Line services from Basle and Zurich…
SWISS Federal Railways (SBB) and Stadler have been testing a new digital train driver assistance system on the Bern - Olten high-speed line and, for the first time in Switzerland,…
SWITZERLAND’s rail freight operators continued to gain market share from road in 2016, according to figures published this week by the Federal Statistical Office (FSO).
THE Swiss Federal Council has ratified a recommendation that the board of directors of SBB Cargo should be strengthened, its independence increased and business partners or major customers be invited…
A groundbreaking ceremony was held on October 28 to mark the official start of construction on an SFr 1bn ($US 1bn) project to expand Berne Main Station, the second-largest station…
THE Swiss Federal Office of Transport (BAV) has awarded Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) a two-year extension of its current monopoly contract to operate long-distance services in Switzerland, giving BAV more…
THE CEO of German Rail Dr Richard Lutz and Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) CEO Mr Andreas Meyer met at SBB headquarters in Bern on September 11 to discuss measures to…
SWITZERLAND’s second-largest railway BLS announced on September 8 that it has submitted concession application for the operation of two long-distance and three RegioExpress routes as it seeks to re-enter the…
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