• Engineering
  • Published 2004

SWISS DREAM OF NETWORK-WIDE CONNECTIONS IS FULFILLED AT LAST

@inproceedings{Arx2004SWISSDO,
  title={SWISS DREAM OF NETWORK-WIDE CONNECTIONS IS FULFILLED AT LAST},
  author={Johannes von Arx},
  year={2004}
}
This article outlines the rail timetable changes operational in Switzerland from December 2004. Journey times are expected to reduce, most of these time savings deriving from a new line between Mattstetten and Rothrist. For the present time, conventional signalling is retained until the European Train Control System becomes operational; this limits the allowed speed. The overall concept is a regular-interval timetable where trips between major nodes take just under one hour, permitting a wide… CONTINUE READING