Transalpine goods traffic comes under pressure

Transalpine goods traffic comes under pressure

May 20, 2019, 5:31 a.m.
Measures have been announced to speed up the transfer of goods traffic from Swiss roads to rail.
Major changes to Geneva public transport at end of year

Major changes to Geneva public transport at end of year

May 9, 2019, 7:04 a.m.
Geneva public transport is gearing for a major change at the end of the year. There are plans to inaugurate three new...
Second tram stop death shocks Bern officials

Second tram stop death shocks Bern officials

Nov. 7, 2018, 9:21 a.m.
Bern public transport officials admit they’re shocked after a second death on the network and will review safet...
Bern to spend CHF 100m on new trams

Bern to spend CHF 100m on new trams

Nov. 1, 2018, 9:05 a.m.
The Bernese public transport company, Bernmobil, is to spend CHF 100m on new trams. Its asking for tenders for 20 new...
Food dominates this weekend's votes

Food dominates this weekend's votes

Sept. 21, 2018, 9:09 a.m.
Citizens go to the polls this weekend for a series of federal and cantonal votes.
Passengers stuck for up to two hours on train

Passengers stuck for up to two hours on train

Sept. 19, 2018, 5:56 a.m.
Train passengers were stuck for up to two hours on the line between Olten and Bern last night.
Thousands stuck on train stations last night

Thousands stuck on train stations last night

Aug. 23, 2018, 9:03 a.m.
Thousands of commuters were stranded for hours last night on the train line running from Geneva to Lausanne.
Italy bridge collapse prompts checks on Swiss infrastructure

Italy bridge collapse prompts checks on Swiss infrastructure

Aug. 20, 2018, 6:33 a.m.
Following the catastrophic bridge collapse in Italy, the Swiss Federal Roads Office says in general the state of the ...
Man arrested after biting train guard

Man arrested after biting train guard

Aug. 1, 2018, 8:39 a.m.
A 57-year-old man has been arrested after biting a train security guard.
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 ...
No more accidents on Friday 13th

No more accidents on Friday 13th

July 13, 2018, 7:50 a.m.
Although today is Friday 13th, there’s no evidence that accidents are more likely. Figures released by the insu...
Swiss air traffic controller threaten strike during busy summer schedule

Swiss air traffic controller threaten strike during busy summer schedule

July 11, 2018, 7:55 a.m.
Swiss air traffic controllers are threatening to strike at one of the busiest times of the year.
Geneva commuters braced for roadworks

Geneva commuters braced for roadworks

July 5, 2018, 6:41 a.m.
Geneva commuters are being warned a series of major roadworks are due to start on Monday – and so be prepared f...
New speed limit in France now in force

New speed limit in France now in force

July 2, 2018, 6:13 a.m.
The French national speed limit has been lowered from 90 kph to 80. The change came into force yesterday. The move is...
Bern opens country's biggest bike rental system

Bern opens country's biggest bike rental system

June 29, 2018, 6:46 a.m.
The largest bike rental system in Switzerland started yesterday.  The city of Bern has 700 bikes available to th...
Light plane crashes at Geneva airport

Light plane crashes at Geneva airport

June 27, 2018, 1:05 p.m.
Air traffic was disrupted for an hour this morning after a light aircraft crashed on the runway at Geneva airport.
Uri police rethink road rules after media outcry

Uri police rethink road rules after media outcry

June 27, 2018, 6:12 a.m.
Policed in canton Uri are ready to discuss animal transport after a media storm revealed how newly implemented rules ...
Fewer people getting driving licences

Fewer people getting driving licences

June 20, 2018, 6:57 a.m.
Fewer youngsters are bothering to get a driving licence.
Thousands of school kids out and about today

Thousands of school kids out and about today

June 19, 2018, 8:03 a.m.
You’re likely to find hordes of school children on the streets, on the buses and trains today.
Trains will be running today at Winterthur after derailment

Trains will be running today at Winterthur after derailment

June 18, 2018, 6:46 a.m.
Trains will be running normally from Winterthur this morning.
Drunk man has narrow escape on train line

Drunk man has narrow escape on train line

June 1, 2018, 5:44 a.m.
A drunk man in Zug had a narrow escape on Wednesday night after he decided to take a nap on a train line near the Sch...
French president visit closes roads in Geneva border region

French president visit closes roads in Geneva border region

May 31, 2018, 6:23 a.m.
Major traffic disruption is expected today around the Geneva border region with the Pays de Gex as French president E...
Government looks to boost electric car ownership

Government looks to boost electric car ownership

May 30, 2018, 6:02 a.m.
Switzerland is examining how it can promote the use of electric cars.
Parliament says no to second class tickets for themselves

Parliament says no to second class tickets for themselves

May 29, 2018, 6:15 a.m.
Parliament has rejected a move that would have pushed all MPs onto second class carriages on the trains.
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