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...
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...
Lucerne train services cancelled until Monday

Lucerne train services cancelled until Monday

March 24, 2017, 8:51 a.m.
Train services in and out of Lucerne will remain cancelled until Sunday. A train derailed on Wednesday and engineers ...
Swiss rail told to halt ticket office closures

Swiss rail told to halt ticket office closures

March 23, 2017, 8:54 a.m.
The federal government has ordered Swiss Federal Railways to put on hold its plan to close hundreds of ticket offices...
Train derails in Lucerne - 7 injured

Train derails in Lucerne - 7 injured

March 23, 2017, 8:52 a.m.
Rail experts are trying to determine how a train derailed at Lucerne. Seven were slightly injured when one carriage f...
Swiss trains busier than ever

Swiss trains busier than ever

March 22, 2017, 5:53 a.m.
Swiss trains are the busiest they’ve ever been – and it’s only going to get worse. Everyday 1.25 mi...
Teenager dies after train prank in Neuchatel

Teenager dies after train prank in Neuchatel

March 14, 2017, 6:02 a.m.
A teenage prank has ended in tragedy in canton Neuchatel. Last Thursday a 17 year old broke into a railway sidings wi...
SBB and SNCF agree to new cross border company

SBB and SNCF agree to new cross border company

March 10, 2017, 5:55 a.m.
Swiss Federal Railways and the French train operator, SNCF have agreed to form a new joint company to handle cross bo...
CEVA train link could be delayed further

CEVA train link could be delayed further

Feb. 9, 2017, 8:50 a.m.
The CEVA train link could be delayed – again. The new line running through Geneva from Annemasse to the main tr...
Train arrests up 24% in 2016

Train arrests up 24% in 2016

Jan. 23, 2017, 10:24 a.m.
Figures released by the Swiss transport police show 24% more people were arrested on the train network last year than...
Elderly man in narrow escape on level crossing

Elderly man in narrow escape on level crossing

Jan. 19, 2017, 10:46 a.m.
An elderly driver had a narrow escape after his car was dragged 150 meters when it was hit by a train on a level cros...
Drivers warned of tickets at Lausanne train station

Drivers warned of tickets at Lausanne train station

Dec. 14, 2016, 9:54 a.m.
Drivers dropping off passengers at Lausanne train station are being warned not to park close to the station or use ta...
Valuable violin stolen from Swiss train

Valuable violin stolen from Swiss train

Dec. 12, 2016, 10:29 a.m.
Thieves have stolen a violin worth CHF 1.5m from a violinist on a train from Geneva airport.
Trains takes to the road in Montreux

Trains takes to the road in Montreux

Dec. 5, 2016, 10:03 a.m.
Roads were closed in Montreux on Friday night as a train took to the streets. Swiss Federal railways needed a new tra...
Trains disrupted between Geneva and Lausanne cause long delays

Trains disrupted between Geneva and Lausanne cause long delays

Nov. 24, 2016, 4:24 p.m.
There were significant delays on the train line between Geneva and Lausanne this morning after the section between Ny...
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