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...
New night train service to Germany

New night train service to Germany

Oct. 10, 2016, 9:36 a.m.
A night train service between Switzerland and Germany is to be launched in December. The Austrian Federal Railways i...
Lausanne train buffet to go veggie

Lausanne train buffet to go veggie

Oct. 7, 2016, 9:21 a.m.
Only vegetarian food will be on the menu at the train station buffet in Lausanne when a new restaurant takes up resid...
Vaud trains disrupted by car on line

Vaud trains disrupted by car on line

Oct. 3, 2016, 8:48 a.m.
Trains on the Lausanne to Vallorbe line in Vaud were disrupted yesterday after a car ended up on the railway line. It...
New camera to stop train suicides planned

New camera to stop train suicides planned

Sept. 12, 2016, 6:30 a.m.
Swiss Federal Railways are to test a new type of camera on trains to prevent suicides. The new cameras would send a ...
Man falls asleep during train knife attack

Man falls asleep during train knife attack

Sept. 2, 2016, 10:53 a.m.
A man brandishing a knife on a local train in the Rhine Valley fell asleep as police arrested him. The incident happ...
Third victim of knife attack on Swiss train dies in hospital

Third victim of knife attack on Swiss train dies in hospital

Aug. 31, 2016, 9:49 a.m.
A third victim of a knife attack on a Swiss train earlier this month has died in hospital. The 17-year-old's death f...
Police say Swiss train knife attacker did not know his victims

Police say Swiss train knife attacker did not know his victims

Aug. 18, 2016, 7:19 a.m.
The Swiss man who set fire to a train and carried out a knife attack in eastern Switzerland on Saturday, killing one ...
Man arrested after stabbing two train passengers near Swiss border

Man arrested after stabbing two train passengers near Swiss border

Aug. 16, 2016, 1:02 p.m.
A 60-year-old German man has been arrested after two passengers were stabbed on a train near the Swiss border in Aust...
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