Switzerland

SWITZERLAND’s second-largest railway BLS concluded its biggest-ever rolling stock order on January 15, when the company’s CEO Mr Bernard Guillelmon and Stadler CEO Mr Peter Spuhler signed a contract for…
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…
A new SFr 87m ($US 87.7m) tram link between the Swiss city of Basle and the French town of St Louis in Alsace was officially opened on December 9 after…
A pre-feasibility study for a proposed railway between Malles and Bormio in northern Italy was presented on December 4 in Malles, in the Italian province of Bolzano.
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,…
TX Logistik, a subsidiary of the FS rail freight unit Mercitalia, will provide traction for all of its operations in Switzerland on December 10, when the company’s newly-established Swiss subsidiary…
SWISS intermodal operator Hupac has signed a supply contract with CRRC for new 19-metre flat wagons, which will be developed by Hupac and manufactured by CRRC.
SWISS light rail operators Baselland Transport (BLT) and Zürich-based Limmatttalbahn have issued a joint tender for the supply of 18 metre-gauge LRVs with the contract set to include up to…
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