Switzerland

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…
SWITZERLAND’s Federal Transport Office (BAV) confirmed on April 10 that it has issued a construction permit for the Limmattalbahn, a 13.4km light rail line linking Zürich-Altstetten main line station with…
STADLER, Switzerland, is considering moving the production of double-deck trains from its existing outdated factory in Altenrhein to a new facility in St Margrethen in order to reduce costs and…
BOMBARDIER announced on March 30 that it has a received an order from German Rail (DB) to supply IC2 25 double-deck trains, which consist of 25 Traxx locomotives and 124…
SWISS Federal Railways (SBB) can look back on a successful year in 2016 with records in several areas: passenger journeys rose by 3.5% to 1.25 million per day, total freight…
SWISS intermodal operator RAlpin held an official ceremony in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany, on March 16 to mark the opening of its modernised handling terminal after around two years of…
THE CEO of Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) Mr Andreas Meyer and the president of French National Railways (SNCF) Mr Guillaume Pepy signed an agreement in Paris on March 9 regarding…
SWISS Federal Railways (SBB) is launching a pilot project to use self-driving car shuttles as part of the existing integrated mobility system already in place in the city of Zug.…
A ceremony was held at Moëllesulaz on the French-Swiss border on February 20 to officially launch construction of an extension of Geneva light rail line 12 to the French town…
SIEMENS announced on February 16 that DB Regio has ordered 39 EMUs to operate on its Rhine Valley rail network in southwest Germany from 2020.
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