Topic: Switzerland

Digital coupling reduces human exposure to risks

The Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking has approved the European DAC (Digital Automatic Coupler) Delivery Programme proposed by its Executive Director on request of the railway undertakings. It will encompass all actors of the European rail sector....Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Synergy of railways and aviation in Germany

The German transport sector is continuing to intensify cooperation between the different modes of transport. Instead of competing with each other, the market players are looking for more synergy opportunities. Among the latest developments is...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Swiss officials shift from planes to trains

The government of Switzerland has set a positive example for other countries in reducing CO2 emissions. Since 1 July, the federal officials must travel by train instead of taking a plane for short-haul business trips.Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

SBB relaunches long-distance trains to Italy

Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) has resumed the long-distance international trains to Italy. From Monday, 29 June, they are available for the customers who want to travel from several cities in Switzerland to Milan. It is...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Vision sensors provide more safety for shunting

Israel-based start-up RailVision has concluded the first order in the European rail market. It provides for deploying the company’s solution dedicated to the shunting operations. The digital system equipped with vision sensors is able to...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Cybersecurity, source: ENIFA

Hackers attack Stadler IT network

Swiss rolling stock manufacturer Stadler Rail has been attacked by hackers. The perpetrators had tried to damage the company’s IT network. Stadler Rail has immediately initiated the required security measures.Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Coronavirus impact on railways: 19 March

RailTech continues to inform about the impact of coronavirus on the rail sector in Europe. Below you can find some highlights of Thursday, 19 March. Earlier, we have published similar updates on Wednesday, 18 March,...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
SBB links major cities with four-track railways

Four-track railways to link Swiss major cities

Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) is constructing or planning to construct the new tunnels. They will allow the company to increase the capacity of its railway network and to create the four-track corridors between major cities...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Passengers board PKP Intercity train, source: PKP Intercity

How European railways react to coronavirus

While European airlines cancel their flights to Italy and other countries, railway operators try to keep up the work as normal as possible. However, the international train traffic to and from Italy has been suspended....Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko