Train driver activates emergency brakes by accident

Train driver activates emergency brakes by accident

Feb. 1, 2018, 11:07 a.m.
A train driver accidently activated the emergency brake instead of getting his water bottle.
Woman killed while sledging in Andermatt

Woman killed while sledging in Andermatt

Jan. 16, 2018, 5:56 a.m.
A 64 year old woman has been killed while sledging in Andermatt. 
Swiss trains to get cooler

Swiss trains to get cooler

Jan. 9, 2018, 7:03 a.m.
If you feel chilly on the train today – it may not be you coming down with a cold, but because the temperature ...
Boy killed by train in Vaud

Boy killed by train in Vaud

Dec. 18, 2017, 9:21 a.m.
A 12 year old boy was killed by a train on Friday evening. Vaud police say he was walking along the tracks near Aigle...
Switzerland signs train agreement with Bolivia

Switzerland signs train agreement with Bolivia

Dec. 15, 2017, 9:15 a.m.
Switzerland has signed an agreement with Bolivia to offer technical support for the building of a new railway which w...
New tunnel boosts Ticino tourism

New tunnel boosts Ticino tourism

Dec. 11, 2017, 6:42 a.m.
The Gotthard Tunnel, which was finished a year ago this month – has had a significant impact on tourism in cant...
More problems expected today for Basel commuters

More problems expected today for Basel commuters

Dec. 1, 2017, 5:37 a.m.
Some Basel commuters may face problems getting into work today following the derailment of a German train on Wednesda...
Train services around Basel disrupted due to derailment

Train services around Basel disrupted due to derailment

Nov. 30, 2017, 9:51 a.m.
Train services around Basel are likely to remain disrupted this morning after a German intercity train derailed yeste...
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.
Man dies at Winterthur train station

Man dies at Winterthur train station

Nov. 13, 2017, 5:39 a.m.
A 54 year old man died at Winterthur train station on Saturday night.
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...
Basel commuters relieved trains services back to normal

Basel commuters relieved trains services back to normal

Oct. 2, 2017, 9:26 a.m.
Commuters who use the trains between Basel and the German city of Karlsruhe can get their lives back to normal from t...
24 year old seriously injured by live train cable

24 year old seriously injured by live train cable

Oct. 2, 2017, 9:16 a.m.
A 24 year old man is in a serious condition after being electrocuted on a train line in Martigny in canton Valais.
33 injured in train accident

33 injured in train accident

Sept. 12, 2017, 9:46 a.m.
33 people were injured in Andermatt yesterday after a locomotive being sent to a siding hit a train packed full of sc...
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.  
Lucky escape after train hits car in the canton of Bern

Lucky escape after train hits car in the canton of Bern

July 19, 2017, 6:59 a.m.
Around 200 passengers were evacuated from a train in Interlaken in the canton of Bern yesterday when their train hit ...
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 ...
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 ...
Couple die at Olten train station

Couple die at Olten train station

May 16, 2017, 9:29 a.m.
A couple died at Olten train station yesterday morning when they were hit by a train. Police say the deaths were not ...
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...
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.
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...
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