Investing in public transport makes economic sense

Investing in public transport makes economic sense

Nov. 15, 2019, 10:31 a.m.
A study is showing it's worthwhile to invest in public transport. Researchers at the EPFL Transport Centre in Lau...
More door problems on trains

More door problems on trains

Nov. 4, 2019, 10:34 a.m.
Swiss Railways is under further pressure to check safety systems after two different trains on Friday travelled at hi...
Flight shaming boosts train services

Flight shaming boosts train services

Oct. 4, 2019, 5:51 a.m.
Flight shaming is already having an impact on train services. More people are taking the train instead of short haul ...
SBB CFF admit problems with doors

SBB CFF admit problems with doors

Aug. 30, 2019, 11:17 a.m.
Swiss Federal Railways say they’ve discovered nearly 600 problems with door safety systems, 69 problems were li...
New gender separate toilets on Swiss trains

New gender separate toilets on Swiss trains

May 3, 2019, 5:48 a.m.
For the first time, Swiss trains will have gender separated toilets. The new trains will run through the Gotthard Bas...
Gotthard train tunnel closed due to two different problems

Gotthard train tunnel closed due to two different problems

Sept. 13, 2018, 6:44 a.m.
The Gotthard Base Tunnel was closed for several hours yesterday after two unrelated incidents.
Passengers evacuated from train

Passengers evacuated from train

Sept. 6, 2018, 8:15 a.m.
Passengers were evacuated from a train after the carriages filled with smoke. The train had just left Zurich main sta...
Train lines buckling in heat

Train lines buckling in heat

Aug. 1, 2018, 8:36 a.m.
Swiss Federal Railways says the heatwave is causing some lines to buckle as the rails expand. Speed limits have been ...
Voters will be asked to ban pesticides

Voters will be asked to ban pesticides

May 17, 2018, 6:43 a.m.
Voters will be asked if they want to ban synthetic pesticides after the campaign group Future 3.0 collected more than...
Train station cafés in Basel worry about smoking ban

Train station cafés in Basel worry about smoking ban

March 6, 2018, 7:03 a.m.
It’s been a month since Swiss Federal Railways has brought in a smoking ban on some stations in the country.
Test smoking restrictions at six train stations

Test smoking restrictions at six train stations

Feb. 2, 2018, 7:10 a.m.
Smoking restrictions are now in place at six Swiss train stations.
Teen killed on train tracks at Rolle

Teen killed on train tracks at Rolle

Nov. 27, 2017, 9:43 a.m.
A 15 year old has been killed after being hit by a fast train at Rolle in canton Vaud.
Train disruption to Geneva this weekend

Train disruption to Geneva this weekend

Oct. 24, 2017, 6:47 a.m.
Major engineering work will disrupt trains from Lausanne to Geneva airport this weekend – and special bus servi...
Baby has narrow escape at train station

Baby has narrow escape at train station

Oct. 5, 2017, 9:30 a.m.
A four month old baby had a narrow escape at a train station yesterday. The baby was in a stroller and the mother sto...
No trains to Geneva airport this Saturday

No trains to Geneva airport this Saturday

Oct. 4, 2017, 9:39 a.m.
Travellers are being warned this weekend about several train cancellations around Geneva. The main disruption will be...
27 injured in train crash

27 injured in train crash

Sept. 11, 2017, 9:58 a.m.
At least 27 people have been hurt after two trains collided in Andermatt.  
Drivers frustrated at red light waits in Rapperswil

Drivers frustrated at red light waits in Rapperswil

Aug. 30, 2017, 7:49 a.m.
Anyone who drives a car will sometimes get frustrated at red light waits – but motorists in Rapperswil seem to ...
Trains and PostBuses to test nationwide e-ticket

Trains and PostBuses to test nationwide e-ticket

July 5, 2017, 6:44 a.m.
A trial is underway to allow passengers to use train and bus services and pay after their journey using an app, which...
Consumers say cheap train upgrades are 'unfair'

Consumers say cheap train upgrades are 'unfair'

June 20, 2017, 8:48 a.m.
Consumer protection groups are calling unfair a programme by Swiss Federal Railways to allow cheap upgrades to first ...
Zurich rules Uber is illegal

Zurich rules Uber is illegal

June 16, 2017, 9:24 a.m.
The Zurich cantonal government has confirmed Uber is operating illegally in the canton. Drivers do need to have a tax...
Car fire closes Gotthard Tunnel

Car fire closes Gotthard Tunnel

June 16, 2017, 9:15 a.m.
A car fire stopped traffic in the Gotthard Tunnel for three hours yesterday, causing major jams.
Gotthard Tunnel too successful?

Gotthard Tunnel too successful?

June 6, 2017, 8:26 a.m.
The Gotthard Base Tunnel is one year old – and it seems it’s being too successful for its own good.
Forgotten bag closes Geneva train station

Forgotten bag closes Geneva train station

May 18, 2017, 7:18 a.m.
A forgotten bag at Geneva’s main train station caused havoc yesterday afternoon. Police closed the station and ...
Two young brothers injured in train accident in Appenzell

Two young brothers injured in train accident in Appenzell

May 16, 2017, 9:21 a.m.
Two brothers – 7 and 10 – playing with a moped in canton Appenzell Innerrhoden were injured on a level cr...
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