Bus gets stuck on farm

Bus gets stuck on farm

Sept. 30, 2020, 6:43 a.m.
Lausanne commuters suffered a double problem trying to get into work on Monday after a derailment stopped the Lausann...
No fare rises promises Swiss Federal Railways

No fare rises promises Swiss Federal Railways

Sept. 11, 2020, 9:22 a.m.
Train fares will not go up to cover the cost of the pandemic. That’s the assurance of the head of Swiss Federal...
Man suspected of murdering girlfriend in Valencia arrested in Geneva

Man suspected of murdering girlfriend in Valencia arrested in Geneva

Sept. 4, 2020, 8:50 a.m.
A man wanted by Spanish police suspected of murdering his girlfriend in Valencia has been arrested in Geneva.
Departure screens go blank at train stations around country

Departure screens go blank at train stations around country

Sept. 4, 2020, 8:45 a.m.
Train travellers yesterday had to rely on their wits for catching trains as a major technical breakdown meant informa...
Germany asked to hold up their side of 1996 rail plans

Germany asked to hold up their side of 1996 rail plans

Sept. 1, 2020, 9:05 a.m.
Switzerland is putting pressure on Germany to finish its rail plans it agreed to in 1996. 
Ceneri train tunnel starts final stage of testing before grand opening

Ceneri train tunnel starts final stage of testing before grand opening

Aug. 18, 2020, 9:15 a.m.
The new Ceneri train tunnel is starting the final stage of tests before the planned opening by the end of the year.
TPG to remove paper tickets from public transport system

TPG to remove paper tickets from public transport system

Aug. 14, 2020, 9:12 a.m.
There are concerns that the elderly and young children may be disadvantaged by a new ticketing system for Geneva publ...
Fire in Lausanne train station caused by dropped battery

Fire in Lausanne train station caused by dropped battery

July 23, 2020, 8:53 a.m.
A small fire broke out at the main train station in Lausanne after a man dropped his backpack, which contained a batt...
German doctor illegally issues mask-wearing exemption certificates

German doctor illegally issues mask-wearing exemption certificates

July 17, 2020, 10:36 a.m.
As stricter mask restrictions are being bought in, there are a few legitimate reasons why some people are exempt...
Léman Express hits new problems with driver shortage

Léman Express hits new problems with driver shortage

July 10, 2020, 8:17 a.m.
Managers of the Léman Express train network say there will have to be significant cuts to services due a ...
Mandatory masks for all public transport users begins today

Mandatory masks for all public transport users begins today

July 6, 2020, 11:46 a.m.
From today, all public transport users will have to wear a mask. 
Growing calls for mandatory mask wearing as infection rate rises

Growing calls for mandatory mask wearing as infection rate rises

June 29, 2020, 9:23 a.m.
There are growing calls to make mask wearing on public transport compulsory as the infection rate starts to rise agai...
Small fraction of public wearing masks on public transport

Small fraction of public wearing masks on public transport

June 18, 2020, 9:01 a.m.
There are further calls to make mask wearing on public transport compulsory after a survey shows only a small fractio...
New guidelines set for federal government workers' official trips

New guidelines set for federal government workers' official trips

June 12, 2020, 9:25 a.m.
Workers for the federal government will have to take the train more often for official trips following the publicatio...
Mask and non-mask train carriages

Mask and non-mask train carriages

May 21, 2020, noon
There could soon be train carriages for those who are wearing masks – and those who are not.
Only 5% of train passengers estimated to wear masks

Only 5% of train passengers estimated to wear masks

May 15, 2020, 9:35 a.m.
Despite government recommendations, only about 5% of train passengers are wearing a mask. 
Up to 10% of train passengers skip on buying ticket during lockdown

Up to 10% of train passengers skip on buying ticket during lockdown

April 24, 2020, 10:18 a.m.
During lockdown an increasing number of train passengers have been taking advantage of fewer checks - by not buying t...
Public transport users to receive compensation for lockdown

Public transport users to receive compensation for lockdown

April 9, 2020, 10:05 a.m.
Commuters and other users of public transport in Switzerland are to receive compensation as the lockdown has rendered...
Solidarity with neighbouring France whilst cross-border trains cancelled

Solidarity with neighbouring France whilst cross-border trains cancelled

March 30, 2020, 10:08 a.m.
Twenty patients from France are now being cared for in Swiss hospitals. 
Fifth driver accidentally ends up on train tracks in year

Fifth driver accidentally ends up on train tracks in year

Feb. 28, 2020, 9:12 a.m.
For the fifth time since June last year a driver has taken a wrong turn and ended up on the tracks at Sankt Gallen tr...
Léman Express experiences 'teething problems' with string of cancelled services

Léman Express experiences 'teething problems' with string of cancelled services

Feb. 25, 2020, 10 a.m.
The new Léman Express train network cancelled 95 services last week – about 6% of the total – but ...
Drunk man's decision to walk 20km Simplon train tunnel costs him thousands

Drunk man's decision to walk 20km Simplon train tunnel costs him thousands

Feb. 24, 2020, 9:38 a.m.
A young man is paying the cost of a bad drunken decision.
London train station beats Zurich as Europe's best

London train station beats Zurich as Europe's best

Feb. 19, 2020, 9:16 a.m.
In what maybe thought a surprising result for British train users – in one survey at least, the UK has pipped S...
Léman Express passengers complain about service

Léman Express passengers complain about service

Jan. 31, 2020, 6:17 a.m.
Users of the new Léman Express train network are complaining of late and cancelled services. 
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