New partnership will allow Trainline customers to travel on all Swiss rail carriers, including cross-border to neighbouring countries.
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SBB's new fleet of Giruno inner-city EMUs will accommodate 405 passengers and eventually run along the Gotthard corridor, expanding to Milan in 2020.
This clears the way for the new Gotthard train to travel with passengers on the Swiss rail network for the first time.
The approval of operation means SBB can move forward with its timetable change; offering more reliable and enjoyable train services.
At InnoTrans 2018, SBB will be presenting its developments in rail traffic control and train monitoring systems as well as other innovations: From award-winning solutions for rail operations and automated train operations right through to a cutting-edge door-to-door mobility concept.
Ahead of Global Railway Review’s webinar in association with Swiss Federal Railways (SBB), which will detail their investments into innovative railway technology products and services that can meet strict WTMS requirements, we posed some questions to Stefan Koller, Head of Wayside Train Monitoring System at SBB.
Held in Vienna, Austria, chief executive officers from various European railways are meeting to ensure future employees will be trained to a high standard…
19 June 2018 | By Swiss Federal Railways (SBB)
To enable one to control rail traffic safely, punctually and efficiently, SBB has installed over 200 wayside train monitoring systems throughout its rail network. The various fully automated measuring and sensor systems perform all manner of monitoring functions 24/7. They detect technical defects before they can cause an incident on…
Switzerland’s railway energy consumption is estimated to increase by a further 30 per cent by 2030 in comparison to 2010’s figures. To ensure optimal environmental and financial performance, Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) is determined to reduce the forecasted annual energy consumption by a total of 20 per cent by 2025…
A comparison report of Europe’s high-speed and long-distance train services has been published by Loco2, revealing that SBB, Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB are the top three train operators for passengers belonging to 12 types of audiences, including foodies, business travellers, pet owners, backpackers, families with children and many more...
Interview Spotlight: SBB discusses how new opportunities in information and communication technologies are changing business models
Peter Kummer, Head of Information Technology and Chief Information Officer at SBB, discusses how new opportunities in information and communication technologies are changing business models, the value chain and customer behaviour, and the potential these trends offer SBB.