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...
Uber more and more popular in Switzerland

Uber more and more popular in Switzerland

April 25, 2017, 9:27 a.m.
Uber is going from strength to strength in Switzerland, despite protests by taxi drivers and threats of closure.
Bern police hunt train pranksters

Bern police hunt train pranksters

April 21, 2017, 8:38 a.m.
Police are hunting two youths in Bern as they played a game of chicken with a train.
Unions protest Uber app inclusion with Swiss trains

Unions protest Uber app inclusion with Swiss trains

April 5, 2017, 7 a.m.
Unions and taxi drivers in Bern staged a demonstration yesterday on plans to include the ride app Uber on a joint app...
More bad luck for Swiss trains

More bad luck for Swiss trains

April 4, 2017, 8:58 a.m.
The run of bad luck continues for Swiss Federal Railways. A technical problem led to major delays last night on the l...
Swiss rail apologizes for announcement

Swiss rail apologizes for announcement

April 3, 2017, 9:21 a.m.
A staff member of Swiss Federal Railways has been reprimanded for making an announcement demanding soldiers give up t...
Another derailment in Switzerland

Another derailment in Switzerland

March 30, 2017, 9:13 a.m.
Another Swiss train has jumped the tracks – exactly a week after a similar incident in Lucerne and following a ...
Aargau police search for train attackers

Aargau police search for train attackers

March 28, 2017, 9:26 a.m.
Police are hunting for 2 men who attacked a train passenger between Basel and Zofingen on Sunday evening.
Swiss railways admit lines in poor condition

Swiss railways admit lines in poor condition

March 27, 2017, 10:22 a.m.
The high reputation of Swiss railways has suffered a setback after a report suggests a third of all lines in the coun...
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