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Not everywhere the TGV runs frequently

given The increasing sensitivity for climate change of the Swiss-French railway company TGV-Lyria Golden times. People travel further, but want to also protect the environment. From the feeling of "flight of shame" plagued, take the train. The demand for train tickets from Switzerland to Paris to for months significantly. According to a study by the ETH Lausanne will continue this Trend. The study says that the passenger volume in the case of the TGV Lyria is expected to rise in the next few years a further 25 per cent.

TGV-Lyria-in-chief, Fabien Soulet is the current capacity utilization is very satisfied, as he assured yesterday at a media conference in Lausanne. With Numbers he didn't want to put his statement but. Instead, he pointed to half a billion Swiss francs, invested his company in new rolling stock and Expansion of capacity. Security Soulet, more and more in France, committed companies contact TGV-Lyria and special terms and conditions to negotiate, to employees in high-speed trains instead of aircraft to send on trips.

The Swiss timetable change on 15. December in TGV trains circulating between Zurich, Basel, Lausanne, Geneva and Paris, new daily 18000 seats available. The 4500 seats, or 30 percent more than today. TGV-Lyria, owned 26 percent of the SBB , and 74 percent of the French state railway SNCF, the high-speed train new 15 compositions with double-Decker carriages.

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The wagons are four-to-five years old and were previously in operation in France. TGV-Lyria has you renovate in workshops in Rennes and Paris, and with Wi-Fi equip can. Replace the one-story compositions that have run since the 1990s, between Swiss cities and Paris, and noticeably in the years to come.

Parallel to the passenger volume the TGV Lyria also increases the number of trains. New eight trains to Paris depart from Geneva on a daily basis, from Basel and Zurich, there are six. A total of more Tickets in affordable price segments are available. But yesterday, there was also criticism of the new corporate strategy, because in Bern and Lausanne trains will be deleted.

In the case of the SBB Armin Weber is examining ways, the international telephone traffic abroad vigorously develop.

The city of Bern loses to the timetable change, your only direct connection to Paris, at least until 2025. The Berner must own the TGV in the future, in Basel, the best.

Armin Weber, Chairman of the Board of TGV-Lyria and the SBB is responsible for the international long-distance transport, argued that due to construction in the area of Liestal come back to traffic jams and train Delays. The lead in trips to Paris automatically to problems. In addition, the TGV link between the main cities of Berne and Paris, not to the most profitable apply. This also has to do with the tourist routes. Studies have shown that Europe, travelers from Paris to Interlaken travel, do not, for example, via Bern, but Zurich and Lucerne, or the lake Geneva region.

The care of Vallorbe

The Canton of Vaud government President and traffic Director Nuria Gorrite hid your Anger is not that TGV-Lyria is one of the four daily Connections from Lausanne to Paris to set, although from Lausanne to in the future, more trains to Paris via Geneva. Was removed from the train at 6.30 am – time for economic reasons. Gorrite regretted, in particular, that the Region around the border town of Vallorbe in the Vaud Jura due to a lack of links to the public traffic in the future, even more isolated. Gorrite continued in the past few months against the decision to the military. The support you got from the regions of Franche-Comté and Burgundy, where the TGV in Frasne and Dijon, more holds in the early morning also. The pressure did have an effect.

Until the end of the year want to make the Canton of Vaud, the regions of Burgundy and Franche-Comté, SBB, SNCF and TGV-Lyria sign an agreement with the target, the deletion of the TGV connection to undo. For the next two years the French border will operate in the Swiss area between Vallorbe and Dijon and Pontarlier and Vallorbe additional regional trains.

In the case of the SBB Armin Weber is examining ways, the international telephone traffic abroad vigorously develop. For this he needs a railway company as a Partner, and rolling stock for night trains, which is on the market currently hardly available. The Canton of Vaud government President Nuria Gorrite called on Weber to back night trains from Zurich to Barcelona via Lausanne. This desire has not deposited the native Catalan at Weber yesterday for the first Time.

Created: 05.11.2019, 21:21 PM

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