LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND – The heavy anchor is gone and one that is closer to a smiley face is being sported as part of the new CGN logo that accompanies four clearly delineated new brands and a smartphone app. The new look, business lineup, app and customer service are part of the 140th anniversary celebrations organized […]
Lausanne, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – Boat trips on Lake Geneva will go up by 5.5 percent in 2011, the CGN (Compagnie Générale de la Navigation) has announced, with smaller price increases on the Lausanne-Thonon line starting 1 June 2010. The 2011 ticket prices go into effect 12 December 2010, when Swiss public transport companies put new […]
Geneva, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – The Transports Publics Genevois (TPG) say that it is getting serious about people who don’t pay for public transportation. The company has added eight new inspectors to the 54 it already has, is increasing the frequency of its ticket controls on board Geneva’s buses and trams, and the fines are going […]
Bern, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – The CHF5 you now pay if you’ve rushed onto a Swiss train without buying your ticket in advance will go up to CHF10 on Switzerland’s national day, 1 August. The CFF rail company and public transport authorities have agreed to the increase in order to discourage the growing number of people […]
Zurich, Switzerland (20 Minutes/ats , Fre) – A passenger fined CHF80 for sitting in a first-class car with only a second-class ticket complained to the Swiss federal transport ministry that the fine was too high.