Rise in Swiss train transport complaints

Rise in Swiss train transport complaints

Oct. 7, 2019, 9:16 a.m.
More and more people are complaining about the trains. 
Men more likely to travel first class on trains

Men more likely to travel first class on trains

Sept. 11, 2019, 6:40 a.m.
Men over the age of 50 are most likely to travel first-class on trains.
Public asked to look out for missing plane engine

Public asked to look out for missing plane engine

Aug. 22, 2019, 10:20 a.m.
American transport safety authorities are now examining an issue with a plane owned by Swiss International Airlines a...
Girl, 5, fined CHF 100 for travelling without ticket

Girl, 5, fined CHF 100 for travelling without ticket

Aug. 16, 2019, 9:50 a.m.
Transport officials in Schaffhausen are being accused of over-zealousness after fining a 5-year-old girl CHF 100 for ...
Car veers off road killing one man and injuring the other

Car veers off road killing one man and injuring the other

July 15, 2019, 9:28 a.m.
A man died and another was seriously injured after their car left the road and ploughed across a field in canton Schwyz.
Defective coach stopped on way back to Italy

Defective coach stopped on way back to Italy

June 28, 2019, 9:33 a.m.
Police in Lucerne stopped an Italian registered coach which had a smashed windscreen and missing part of its front.
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.
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