From (today) Sunday is the new SBB timetable. Very large changes. And also the new double-Decker trains of the type FV-Dosto, to provide more seats per train, to operate for the time being only between Chur, St. Gallen, Zurich and Basel.

passengers on the main line IC1 between Geneva and St. Gallen will probably have to wait until Christmas to use the new trains; this is because not all of the compositions ready for use, with various faults in air-conditioning systems and customer information systems to be addressed.

and More trains between St. Gallen and Zurich

Otherwise, run from the timetable change during peak traffic times in the Morning and evening from Monday to Friday between St. Gallen and Zurich, up to four trains per hour in each direction. Also in the regional traffic in the Zurich area and Eastern Switzerland, it comes to offer improvements.

The Central Switzerland benefits of a direct connection from Lucerne via Zurich to Winterthur. On the North-South axis of the early there are direct connections from Basel via Lucerne through the Gotthard base tunnel to Locarno daily. In the West of Switzerland is realized with the introduction of the district stundentakts between Lancy-Pont-Rouge and Coppet, the first stage of the Léman Express.

In the cross-border passenger transport will be extended to ten Artemisbet Zugspaare per day on the line Biel–Delle to Belfort-Montbéliard TGV. There is a connection to the TGV to Paris, Lyon, Paris or Marseille.

as of the timetable change, SBB-wide in addition to your Service offering. So all the long-distance transport of accompanied trains by train crew. The traveller is available on all IC and EC trains per day travelling from 6.30 to 21.00 a Catering menu available.

job sites in the middle of the operation

The roadmap, but is also influenced by temporary changes. Cause for sites where the SBB network expanded in the middle of the operation, or will be renovated. The Largest relates to the double-track expansion on the East side of lake Zug, where normally, the train between Zurich/Zug and the Gotthard is handled. Between mid-2019 and the end of 2020 must therefore be guided in all trains via red cross or the West side, what the travel time is extended up to 15 minutes.

Thus, the operation stability can be affected during peak traffic times, as little as possible, extend the work of the SBB, the nocturnal time window for construction and Maintenance. In the new timetable the offer on the routes Lausanne–Geneva airport and Lausanne is reduced, Brig, from Sunday to Thursday in the marginal hours with less passenger traffic as of 20 PM. (anf/sda)

Created: 09.12.2018, 12:22 PM