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.
Unions attack plans to reduce train ticket inspectors

Unions attack plans to reduce train ticket inspectors

May 23, 2018, 5:48 a.m.
Unions are unhappy at plans by Swiss Federal Railways to cut the number of ticket inspectors on intercity trains.
Switzerland has mountains!

Switzerland has mountains!

April 20, 2018, 6:07 a.m.
Switzerland has mountains! You may think that’s obvious – but it seems to have to a surprise to engineers...
Geneva Metallica concert set to be massive

Geneva Metallica concert set to be massive

April 10, 2018, 7:03 a.m.
The Palexpo in Geneva is gearing up for one of the biggest events in the venue’s history. Tomorrow the Californ...
Basel to use Teslas as police cars

Basel to use Teslas as police cars

April 3, 2018, 8:38 a.m.
Basel City police are buying seven Tesla electric cars. They will be in service by the autumn.
'Gotthard Racer' could escape jail - Ticino minister outraged

'Gotthard Racer' could escape jail - Ticino minister outraged

March 22, 2018, 7:01 a.m.
The German driver, nicknamed the Gotthard Racer, may escape a prison term – despite being sentenced to a spell ...
Spring has not sprung!

Spring has not sprung!

March 15, 2018, 6:36 a.m.
Weather forecasters are warning that we should not be lulled into thinking spring is on the way.
Abstaining drivers more likely to have an accident

Abstaining drivers more likely to have an accident

March 13, 2018, 8:25 a.m.
The number of younger people having a driving licence is falling – now 40% of 18-24 year olds have never learnt...
Geneva minister forced to defend winter reaction

Geneva minister forced to defend winter reaction

March 7, 2018, 6:43 a.m.
The Geneva Minister in charge of urban security was forced to defend the city’s reaction to the recent snowy we...
Geneva airport hopes for better day today

Geneva airport hopes for better day today

March 2, 2018, 5:53 a.m.
Geneva airport will be hoping operations will be smoother today – but there is still a chance of some flight ca...
Geneva public transport suffers severe delays due to snow

Geneva public transport suffers severe delays due to snow

March 2, 2018, 5:49 a.m.
The snow also caused problems for Geneva Public Transport – the TPG.  
New trains cause headache for Swiss Federal Railways

New trains cause headache for Swiss Federal Railways

Feb. 27, 2018, 9:24 a.m.
Swiss Federal Railways has launched the first of its new trains – the FV-Dosto – but there are problems w...
Zurich public transport changes stop name to avoid funeral confusion

Zurich public transport changes stop name to avoid funeral confusion

Feb. 19, 2018, 9:37 a.m.
Zurich public transport officials have agreed to change the name of a stop to avoid confusion from people trying to g...
German bus driver gets confused in Basel

German bus driver gets confused in Basel

Feb. 16, 2018, 7:10 a.m.
Passengers on a bus in Basel had to help the German driver navigate the Swiss side of his route.
Post Bus company investigated for fraud

Post Bus company investigated for fraud

Feb. 8, 2018, 9 a.m.
The company than runs the Post Bus network is being investigated for possible corruption.
January was the warmest on record

January was the warmest on record

Feb. 2, 2018, 8:03 a.m.
It’s now official – last month was the mildest January on record. The average temperature was 0.6 degrees...
This January set to be one of the warmest ever

This January set to be one of the warmest ever

Jan. 29, 2018, 6:25 a.m.
Despite the heavy snow in the mountain resorts – this month is due to go down in history as one of the warmest ...
Heavy rain and snow continue to cause problems in Switzerland

Heavy rain and snow continue to cause problems in Switzerland

Jan. 23, 2018, 6:53 a.m.
Heavy rain and snow is continuing to cause problems in Switzerland. Zermatt and Andermatt remain cut off. Mudslides h...
Zurich licence plate auction disappoints

Zurich licence plate auction disappoints

Dec. 21, 2017, 9:58 a.m.
Officials from the Zurich traffic office are putting on a brave face after a licence plate auction didn’t bring...
Donations mean crash victim's body can be returned to Germany

Donations mean crash victim's body can be returned to Germany

Dec. 19, 2017, 5:48 a.m.
The body of the 22 year old driver who died in a crash in Gotthard tunnel can now be returned home to Germany after l...
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...
Geneva bus driver dies after stroke

Geneva bus driver dies after stroke

Dec. 15, 2017, 9:12 a.m.
The Geneva bus driver who suffered a stroke at the wheel in November has died in hospital.
Two dead in Gotthard Tunnel crash

Two dead in Gotthard Tunnel crash

Dec. 14, 2017, 10:13 a.m.
Two people were killed and four more seriously injured in a horrific crash in the Gotthard Tunnel yesterday morning.
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