Topic: Switzerland

Switzerland and France linked by S-Bahn lines

Switzerland and France have been connected with a unique railway network. It is focused on commuter transportation but also has some features of the metro system and international trains. The new system known as Léman...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Five railway hacks to survive winter

Winter has come. In this regard, many European railway companies started to report about their preparations for fighting against heavy snows, icing and other unpleasant features of the season. Which hacks do they use in...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
E-scooter, source: SBB

SBB offers passengers to travel by e-scooters

Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) has introduced a new option for its passengers. After getting off the train, they are able to continue a journey using e-scooter. First six parking areas at the railway stations have...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Indonesian delegation at Stadler facility in Switzerland, source: Stadler Rail

Stadler establishes first joint venture in Asia

Swiss rolling stock manufacturer Stadler Rail has set a strategic milestone in expanding its business abroad. The company signed an agreement with its Indonesian counterpart PT INKA to establish the first joint venture in Indonesia...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
SBB personnel, source: SBB

SBB expands usage of cloud solution

Swiss railway operator SBB has begun to use the IVU.cloud solution for efficient planning and dispatching all employees in the stationary areas of sales, service and marketing. It is the next stage in the company’s...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Stadler Tramlink tram, source: Stadler Rail

Swiss operator orders 50 Stadler trams

Stadler Rail will deliver up to 50 Tramlink light rail vehicles to Bernmobil, the public transport operator in the Swiss capital city of Bern. The initial batch includes 27 vehicles, a spare parts package and...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
SBB carriages of EW IV type, source: SBB

Deutsche Bahn retrofits 93 SBB coaches

Due to the overload of its own workshops, SBB engages contractors to modernise the passenger coaches. The upgrade of 15 coaches has been recently completed by Josef Meyer Rail, the Swiss company specialised in rolling...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Ticket machines at SBB train station, source: SBB

SBB makes headway towards self-service

The automation gets increasingly into the rail sector. It covers the various segments of the industry – from the track maintenance to the manufacture of rolling stock. For the railway passenger operators, the automation means...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko