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Swiss and SBB Add Lucerne and Interlaken to «SWISS Air Rail» Network

Swiss and SBB Add Lucerne and Interlaken to «SWISS Air Rail» Network

SWISS is further expanding the «Swiss Air Rail» network together with the Swiss Federal Railways. The new «Swiss Air Rail» services between Zurich Airport and the two popular tourist destinations of Lucerne and Interlaken will

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SWISS and SBB Launch the First International ‘SWISS Air Rail’ Route

SWISS and SBB Launch the First International ‘SWISS Air Rail’ Route

The ‘Airtrain’ is going international: SWISS is expanding its collaboration with SBB Swiss Federal Railways on its intermodal transport service, which will in future be known as ‘SWISS Air Rail’. From July 2022 onwards, SWISS

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SBB to Improve Services for Travelling with Bicycles

SBB to Improve Services for Travelling with Bicycles

SBB is improving its services for travelling with bicycles for the 2021 cycling season. It is taking this step in response to strong demand and to insufficient capacity last summer. On key leisure travel lines

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DB and SBB to Increase Rail Services between Germany and Switzerland

DB and SBB to Increase Rail Services between Germany and Switzerland

Deutsche Bahn (DB) and SBB are to further expand international passenger services between Germany and Switzerland over the medium term. This will involve the introduction of new direct services from Hamburg to Ticino and from

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SBB and ÖBB to Expand Night Train Services in Europe

SBB and ÖBB to Expand Night Train Services in Europe

SBB and ÖBB are stepping up their long-standing cooperation in international passenger services. The two railway companies are seeking to scale up the existing night train services from six to ten lines. Planning is underway

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Vincent Ducrot to Be New CEO of SBB

Vincent Ducrot to Be New CEO of SBB

The SBB Board of Directors has appointed 57-year-old Vincent Ducrot from Fribourg as the CEO of SBB. The current president of Transports publics fribourgeois (TPF) will assume the position at the beginning of April 2020,

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SWISS and the SBB to Expand ‘Flugzug’ Rail Services

SWISS and the SBB to Expand ‘Flugzug’ Rail Services

SWISS and the Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) are to expand their ‘Flugzug’ (‘airtrain’) rail services, which currently operate between Zurich Airport and the SBB stations in Basel and Lugano, to further routes in the course

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SWISS and SBB Offer ‘Flugzug’ Rail Service to Zurich Airport

SWISS and SBB Offer ‘Flugzug’ Rail Service to Zurich Airport

A new ‘Flugzug’ rail service between Lugano Station and Zurich Airport is bookable now for travel from 16 October. The cost of the rail journey is included in the SWISS flight ticket.   Swiss International

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SBB: Shorter Travel Times, More Capacity and Improved Punctuality

SBB: Shorter Travel Times, More Capacity and Improved Punctuality

In a joint statement of intent entitled “Chance Ceneri 2020”, the three railway CEOs from DB, SBB and FS Italiane – Richard Lutz, Andreas Meyer and Gianfranco Battisti – agreed to join forces to take

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BAV Issues Operating Licence to TWINDEXX Double-Deck Trains

BAV Issues Operating Licence to TWINDEXX Double-Deck Trains

The Switzerland Federal Office of Transport (BAV) issued the operating licence for Swiss Federal Railways’ (SBB) new BOMBARDIER TWINDEXX double-deck multiple unit trains for long-distance transport on intercity and inter-regional lines on November 14, 2018.