Men more likely to travel first class on trains

Men more likely to travel first class on trains

Sept. 11, 2019, 6:40 a.m.
Men over the age of 50 are most likely to travel first-class on trains.
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...
Thousands march on Mayday

Thousands march on Mayday

May 2, 2018, 9:45 a.m.
Thousands took to the streets yesterday across the country to mark International Labour Day. Unions focused on the ge...
Dead man found in van in Basel

Dead man found in van in Basel

April 20, 2018, 6:17 a.m.
Passers-by found a dead man in a van close to Basel train station yesterday afternoon. The body was discovered at aro...
Train announcements could be computerized

Train announcements could be computerized

March 23, 2018, 6:47 a.m.
The reassuring female voice that will be so familiar to all train travellers in Switzerland could be replaced by a co...
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.
New trains cause headache for Swiss Federal Railways

New trains cause headache for Swiss Federal Railways

Feb. 27, 2018, 9:24 a.m.
Swiss Federal Railways has launched the first of its new trains – the FV-Dosto – but there are problems w...
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.
Swiss Federal Railways test driverless train

Swiss Federal Railways test driverless train

Dec. 6, 2017, 6:40 a.m.
Swiss Federal Railways have tested a driverless train. The company hopes the move to automatic trains will be able to...
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.
Zurich commuters hit by train problems

Zurich commuters hit by train problems

Nov. 10, 2017, 8:47 a.m.
Zurich commuters were hit by major delays yesterday afternoon – along the so called ‘Gold Coast’.
SBB head caught up in Paradise Papers scandal

SBB head caught up in Paradise Papers scandal

Nov. 6, 2017, 9:25 a.m.
The release of the Paradise Papers are causing shockwaves around the world, implicating many international political ...
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.  
Swiss Rail urged to tackle 'seat blockers'

Swiss Rail urged to tackle 'seat blockers'

Sept. 5, 2017, 6:53 a.m.
Swiss federal Railways are being urged to take a tougher line with ‘Seat Blockers’. These are passengers ...
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 ...
German track maintenance leads to delays from Basel

German track maintenance leads to delays from Basel

Aug. 14, 2017, 9:09 a.m.
Major train delays are expected on routes between Basel and Germany for the next two weeks. Track maintenance in Germ...
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