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Giruno high-speed train, source: Wikipedia

SBB tests Giruno high-speed train

Swiss rail operator SBB has started trials of the Giruno train. The first trip with passengers was made on 8 May. The train will start to run regularly in December. The first rides will take place...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
SBB passenger train toilet, source: SBB

SBB improves toilet service in trains

Every year SBB spends 10 million Swiss Francs (around 9 million Euros) for the maintenance of vacuum toilet systems in its passenger trains. All the train toilets are cleaned once a day and checked several...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Stadler future plant in St Margrethen, source: Stadler Rail

Stadler starts IPO trading on 12 April

Swiss train manufacturer Stadler Rail has announced the date for its initial public offering (IPO). The company will launch the listing and trading of its shares on SIX Swiss Exchange on 12 April. Stadler Rail...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Stadler future plant in St Margrethen, source: Stadler Rail

Stadler to launch IPO on SIX Swiss Exchange

Swiss-headquartered rolling stock manufacturer Stadler Rail has announced its plans to launch an initial public offering (IPO). The company’s shares will be listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange. The IPO date is not determined yet,...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
RailTech 2017, Copyright: ProMedia Europoint

Free workshops at Freight and Terminal Forum

The first high-speed railway service for freight, the Swiss modal shift policy and the SBB-led project towards automated coupling; all these have in common that they are the topic of a workshop at the Freight...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
SBB Easy Ride automatic ticketing service, source: SBB

SBB tests automatic ticketing service

SBB passengers have made more than 80,000 journeys with the help of the ‘Easy Ride’ automatic ticketing service. The Swiss national rail operator has been testing the service since October 2018 and plans to implement...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Refurbished IC2000 coaches, source: SBB

SBB unveils refurbished passenger double-decker cars

Swiss railway operator SBB unveiled the first two prototypes of the IC2000 refurbished passenger coaches. The double-decker cars were modernised at the company’s workshop in Olten. SBB invests over 300 million Swiss Francs (around 263.5...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko