Léman Express hits new problems with driver shortage

Léman Express hits new problems with driver shortage

July 10, 2020, 8:17 a.m.
Managers of the Léman Express train network say there will have to be significant cuts to services due a ...
Mandatory masks for all public transport users begins today

Mandatory masks for all public transport users begins today

July 6, 2020, 11:46 a.m.
From today, all public transport users will have to wear a mask. 
Growing calls for mandatory mask wearing as infection rate rises

Growing calls for mandatory mask wearing as infection rate rises

June 29, 2020, 9:23 a.m.
There are growing calls to make mask wearing on public transport compulsory as the infection rate starts to rise agai...
Small fraction of public wearing masks on public transport

Small fraction of public wearing masks on public transport

June 18, 2020, 9:01 a.m.
There are further calls to make mask wearing on public transport compulsory after a survey shows only a small fractio...
New guidelines set for federal government workers' official trips

New guidelines set for federal government workers' official trips

June 12, 2020, 9:25 a.m.
Workers for the federal government will have to take the train more often for official trips following the publicatio...
Mask and non-mask train carriages

Mask and non-mask train carriages

May 21, 2020, noon
There could soon be train carriages for those who are wearing masks – and those who are not.
Only 5% of train passengers estimated to wear masks

Only 5% of train passengers estimated to wear masks

May 15, 2020, 9:35 a.m.
Despite government recommendations, only about 5% of train passengers are wearing a mask. 
Up to 10% of train passengers skip on buying ticket during lockdown

Up to 10% of train passengers skip on buying ticket during lockdown

April 24, 2020, 10:18 a.m.
During lockdown an increasing number of train passengers have been taking advantage of fewer checks - by not buying t...
Public transport users to receive compensation for lockdown

Public transport users to receive compensation for lockdown

April 9, 2020, 10:05 a.m.
Commuters and other users of public transport in Switzerland are to receive compensation as the lockdown has rendered...
Solidarity with neighbouring France whilst cross-border trains cancelled

Solidarity with neighbouring France whilst cross-border trains cancelled

March 30, 2020, 10:08 a.m.
Twenty patients from France are now being cared for in Swiss hospitals. 
Fifth driver accidentally ends up on train tracks in year

Fifth driver accidentally ends up on train tracks in year

Feb. 28, 2020, 9:12 a.m.
For the fifth time since June last year a driver has taken a wrong turn and ended up on the tracks at Sankt Gallen tr...
Léman Express experiences 'teething problems' with string of cancelled services

Léman Express experiences 'teething problems' with string of cancelled services

Feb. 25, 2020, 10 a.m.
The new Léman Express train network cancelled 95 services last week – about 6% of the total – but ...
Drunk man's decision to walk 20km Simplon train tunnel costs him thousands

Drunk man's decision to walk 20km Simplon train tunnel costs him thousands

Feb. 24, 2020, 9:38 a.m.
A young man is paying the cost of a bad drunken decision.
London train station beats Zurich as Europe's best

London train station beats Zurich as Europe's best

Feb. 19, 2020, 9:16 a.m.
In what maybe thought a surprising result for British train users – in one survey at least, the UK has pipped S...
Léman Express passengers complain about service

Léman Express passengers complain about service

Jan. 31, 2020, 6:17 a.m.
Users of the new Léman Express train network are complaining of late and cancelled services. 
Train makes unscheduled stop for exam-taking student

Train makes unscheduled stop for exam-taking student

Jan. 30, 2020, 9:30 a.m.
A student managed to get an intercity train to make an unscheduled stop so she wouldn’t miss her exam.
Léman Express first month a success

Léman Express first month a success

Jan. 16, 2020, 8:46 a.m.
Despite Christmas and French industrial action – the first month of operation of the Léman Express has b...
Transport unions call to remove name tags

Transport unions call to remove name tags

Jan. 10, 2020, 9:43 a.m.
Transport unions are calling for a change in policy on train workers wearing name tags.
Woman hit by commuter train dies

Woman hit by commuter train dies

Jan. 7, 2020, 9:18 a.m.
A woman has died after being hit by a Geneva commuter train in France.
Passengers praise Léman Express on launch day

Passengers praise Léman Express on launch day

Dec. 16, 2019, 9:37 a.m.
The new Léman Express train network launched yesterday. 
Léman Express officially inaugurated

Léman Express officially inaugurated

Dec. 13, 2019, 7:19 a.m.
The new Léman Express train service was officially inaugurated yesterday in Geneva. 
French strikes to likely affect Léman Express start date

French strikes to likely affect Léman Express start date

Dec. 12, 2019, 9:31 a.m.
It looks likely the start of the Léman Express will be affected by French industrial action.
Swiss use trains more than anyone else in Europe

Swiss use trains more than anyone else in Europe

Dec. 11, 2019, 9:17 a.m.
We love our trains – according to the latest numbers which show Swiss passengers travel more kilometers on rail...
Léman Express to launch in under 2 weeks

Léman Express to launch in under 2 weeks

Dec. 3, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
The launch of the new rail network is less than two weeks away.
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