BLS will put its first MIKA - a Stadler FLIRT - into service with all 58 trains ordered entering into passenger service by the end of 2024.
Private Swiss train operator BLS says it is putting in place immediate measures after the Swiss Transportation Safety Investigation Board (STSB) discovered unus...
BLS and Stadler have rolled out the first of the new generation FLIRT trains, named MIKA. The total order is for 58 units.
The partial upgrade of the Lötschberg Base Tunnel has entered the next phase, with public consultations on the plans beginning on 17 August.
BLS will begin its refurbishment of the Lötschberg Base Tunnel in September following water and sand ingress earlier this year.
Passenger services in Switzerland can resume fully in June following an easing of restrictions put in place because of coronavirus.
BLS Cargo says its 2019 results have been positive but it has called the outlook for 2020 'bleak' in light of the coronavirus pandemic.