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Nature reawakens from hibernation, and the view from Swiss train windows gets more colourful by the minute. One year after the onset of the pandemic, there is also a light beginning to show at the end of the tunnel. All premium panoramic trains, for instance, are now rolling again.

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Swiss Travel System Excellence Program.
B​ecome a Swiss public transport expert!

Come and join Heidi and Peter on a virtual learning journey! Using short and snappy modules, three courses teach you all there is to know about the features of the Swiss Travel System. If you pass the final test of each course, you’ll receive your personal "Swiss Travel System Excellence Expert" Diploma and can even win a trip to Switzerland.
> Start your e-learning journey now



Climate-friendly travelling.

By public transport, guests enjoy carefree travel across Switzerland – and it is even climate-friendly. We've collected 11 interesting sustainability facts for you – did you know, for instance, that the Rhaetian Railways use 100% of hydropower for their locomotives and properties?
> 11 sustainable public transport examples


World's most advanced 3S cableway. 
Eiger Express.

44 top modern cabins, each offering 26 seats, which overcome 1,385 metres in altitude in just 15 minutes – that’s the spectacular Eiger Express, the new connection towards the Jungfraujoch. Need any more facts and figures?

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Glacier Express.
Here we go again!
On 08 May 2021, the Glacier Express is starting into its long-looked-for new season; only with the regular trains 902 and 903 in a first step and without the Excellence Class coaches. Take-away service is on offer on the train.
Further information



New fact sheet.
Facts & figures of Swiss public transport.

On average, Swiss people make 53 train journeys a year, covering more than 2,500 kilometres. But which international tourists do use the Swiss Travel System most? How sustainable is travelling by public transport in Switzerland? Which was Europe’s first cog railway? The new fact sheet provides all these and dozens of other exciting answers. It is available in German, English, French and Spanish.
> Download here


Treno Gottardo.
Since April directly to Locarno.

The newly introduced Treno Gottardo takes guests to the Ticino via the Gotthard panorama route – alternating hourly from Zurich, Lucerne and Basel. To Locarno now in one go – without changing transportation.

Let's go!
Digitally available in 5 languages. 
Sales Manual 2021.
Detailed sales information on trade-related topics of the Swiss Travel System in one document: Download the Swiss Travel System Sales Manual 2021 in English, German, Portuguese, Japanese or Chinese.
Download Sales Manual


With some humour into springtime.

Preparations for the new season on the Stanserhorn.


Some mountain railways climb uphill all year round; others go into hibernation. Slowly but surely, all of them reawaken and get ready for the 2021 season. The team of the Stanserhorn cableway shows in a humorous way what that entails. 

> Springtime preparations on the Stanserhorn



Update Coronavirus.
All premium panoramic trains are rolling!

With the Gotthard Panorama Express having resumed its operation on 01 May and the restart of the Glacier Express tomorrow, all Swiss premium panoramic trains are now “back on track”. As always, please consult our website to find out everything you need to know about hygiene measures and what restrictions might still have to be expected on Swiss public transport. 
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