Switzerland

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.
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 Federal Railways (SBB) has launched a new strategy which aims to combine its existing strengths with new technology to enable it to increase capacity, offer door-to-door journeys, and develop…
SBB Cargo is prioritising the growth and competitiveness of wagonload freight by utilising the latest technologies, as CEO Mr Nicolas Perrin explains to Anitra Green.
SWISS Federal Railways (SBB) has begun work on an SFr 100m ($US 101m) project to expand SBB Cargo’s San Paolo marshalling yard at Bellinzona to increase capacity as part of…
SIEMENS has concluded two further contracts for Vectron electric locomotives with customers in Austria and Switzerland.
SWITZERLAND’s Matterhorn Gotthard Railway (MGB) signed a contract with Stadler on January 6 for the delivery of seven metre-gauge locomotives comprising two electric shunting locomotives, a diesel-electric shunting locomotive and…
COMMERCIAL services began running through Switzerland’s Gotthard Base Tunnel with the start of the 2017 timetable on December 11, resulting in shorter journey times for passengers and freight customers along…
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…
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