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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

Bitcoin sales becomes regular service SBB

Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) started the sale of Bitcoin as a pilot project two years ago and as of Thursday, it has become a regular service. About 6,000 customers buy the cryptocurrency at SBB ticket...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Mutz train Bern Switserland

BLS accepts two concessions in Switzerland

Swiss railway company BLS AG accepts the concession decision from the Swiss Federal Transport Office (BAV), the company announced on Thursday. From December 2019 BLS will serve for the long-distance lines Bern-Biel and Bern-Burgdorf-Olten. BLS...Read more
|Comment|author: Carlijn Kruidhof