Be a tourist in Swiss vineyards in the winter! You’ll see the true landscape of Swiss wine: extraordinary geography and human hands meet, a continuation of a culture that reaches far back in time.
BERN, SWITZERLAND – I took the train from Lausanne to Bern and back today, one of my favourite train rides in a country spoiled for traveler’s rail pleasures. I had a good cup of coffee and a giant croissant which the waiter described as a “Zurich croissant”, and I read a new book on Chasselas […]
Sion, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – The 23 July 2010 accident on one of Switzerland’s most popular tourist attractions, the Glacier Express, was due entirely to the driver having an inexplicable blackout, the federal public transport specialist who has overseen the investigation told Sonntags Blick magazine. There was no pressure on him to accelerate too soon to […]
CFF points to major challenges in near future Bern, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – The present looks rosy, but the future less so, Switzerland’s CFF rail company indicated Friday oring 16 April in its annual report. Traffic rose in 2009, more passengers arrived on time, and profits were up, but the company says heavy investments are necessary […]
Bern, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – Swiss transport police, who will have the right to make provisional arrests, will become part of the CFF rail system starting in 2011. The Federal Council Wednesday 27 January approved legislation drawn up by a parliamentary transport commission which will create two security systems for public transport companies. The transport police, […]