Topic: Switzerland

Freight train in Switzerland. Photo: Siemens

More money for rail freight in Switzerland

An additional amount of 295 million Swiss Francs has been allocated by the Swiss government to support rail freight traffic. Instead of the 90 million Swiss Francs reserved by the Federal Council, the National Council...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Gotthard Tunnel

Rail connection Genoa-Lugano to be improved

The European Investment Bank is analysing an infrastructure project to improve the rail freight connection between the Port of Genoa (Italy) and Lugano (Switzerland), covering around 210 kilometres. The project, named LuMiMed, includes new railway...Read more
|Comment|author: Jose Gutierrez
Image: SBB

SBB to restructure, 800 employees lose job

SBB Cargo, the rail freight subsidiary of Swiss Federal Railways will restructure its business operations over the next five years, as it suffered a loss of 31.8 million Euros in 2017. A stark decline in...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen