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First Alstom’s Pendolino high speed train of the new series delivered on time
A  The first of a total of eight Alstom’s Pendolino ETR 610 trains ordered by the Swiss operator, SBB, in July 2012  left Savigliano manufacturing plant in Italy today, in accordance with the planned schedule.At its arrival, the train – which has already obtained the type...
Swiss train crash: Dozens hurt in Granges-pres-Marnand
At least 40 people have been injured, four of them seriously, in a collision between two trains in western Switzerland.The crash happened in Granges-pres-Marnand, about 50km (30 miles) south-west of the capital, Bern.Reports say the trains collided head-on in the early evening.Public TV station...
Apple pays £13million to Swiaa National Rail Operator for clock design
 Apple 'paid £13million to Swiss national rail operator' after using its iconic clock design without permission Apple agreed to pay out lump sum to SBB in October after using the unique clock face design without first seeking permission Size of the settlement was supposed to...
Alstom will supply 8 additional New Pendolino trains to SBB, the Swiss federal railway operator
Alstom has been awarded an order from the Swiss federal railway operator, SBB, to supply 8 additional New Pendolino high speed trains that will be added to the existing fleet of 7 trains already owned by SBB. This order, worth around €200 million, is an option of the contract signed in March...
SBB Cargo International begins operations and wins ERS contract
The new company established by SBB Cargo and Hupac has commenced operations. SBB Cargo International, the specialist in intermodal transport and block trains on the European north-south corridor, has been running since the beginning of the year.Since the beginning of this year, freight trains in...
Bombardier Receives Order from SBB for 59 TWINDEXX Double-deck Inter-city Trains in Switzerland
Innovative train concept with roll compensation based on proven technologyThree Swiss Bombardier sites playing major roles in the largest order in the history of the SBBBombardier Transportation has won the tender from SBB, the Swiss Railways, to supply new double-deck trains for inter-city rail...
SBB awards Bombardier the contract to build 59 double-deck trains for long-distance services
SBB has placed the largest rolling stock order in its history, with the goal of improving its rail offering for its customers. The Swiss rail provider has commissioned Bombardier Transportation Switzerland AG to build 59 new double-deck trains for its long-distance services, a total order volume...
On the whole, SBB results were good in 2009. The company faces some major challenges.
SBB exceeded its strategic goals for 2009, achieving record figures for punctuality and quality and for safety. At CHF 369.8 million, the financial result was also encouraging, though this figure benefited from a number of non-recurring factors – notably the sale of real estate amounting to CHF...
SBB appoint Jürg Stöckli new Head of Real Estate
The Board of Directors of SBB has appointed Jürg Stöckli as the new Head of the Real Estate Division and as a member of the Management Board. The 41-year-old lawyer is currently Chief Operating Officer(COO) of the property and services firm PRIVERA AG, based in Berne. He will take over as Head...
Xrail Alliance brings competitive rail freight on track
Seven leading European rail freight operators have officially created the Xrail alliance. Xrail’s goal is to render international wagonload traffic by rail more customer-friendly and efficient. The alliance aims to increase the competitiveness of wagonload traffic in Europe significantly, thus...
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