as of The timetable change in December 2021, could cost the General subscription new 4250 Swiss francs, which corresponds to a price increase of ten percent. This was seen from the internal documents of the collective organization, CH-Direct. As the "Sunday view" writes that there should be – should be the GA actually more expensive – an Alternative between half-fare and GA, a Multi-trip GA.
CH-Direct speaker Thomas Ammann confirmed to the newspaper: "The price increase for the GA would be without the alternative offer. The idea is to launch a new product that moves between the present-day trip-Abo and the GA." It would be a half-fare travelcard with a 20-or 30-day cards per year. The days were used up cards, would be the more rides-GA to a half-fare travelcard. The price could be 900, respectively, 1200 francs.
With this Alternative to excursionists to be addressed on a regular basis on the Swiss rail network are on the way, but not every day have to commute. The more rides-GA has already met with Karin leaves, who is the President of Pro Bahn, the interests of the passengers in the public transport sector, according to the "Sunday view" of rejection. For you, this is not an Option.
CH-Direct wants to increase the income in the case of the so-called "Heavy users". Except for a tariff increase in the GA plan, the responsible further measures to streamline the offer. This is an internal paper from the 6. March, which is the "observer". It contains a number of resources are listed, how these objectives are to be achieved.
So the possibility of the set GA for a maximum of 30 days behind – for example, because of a longer holiday stay is to be deleted,. Also up for discussion for the abolition of the popular commune-day card in December 2020. Already on the coming December CH-Direct plans for the abolition of the Junior GA for students. Of these, around 26’000 students would be affected. You would have to pay instead of 2650 francs new 3860 Swiss francs, which corresponds to a price increase of around 45 percent.
In the case of CH-Direct emphasizes that no Decisions had fallen. In the medium to long term, he considered it "conceivable that the price structure". The price increases are now to be in the national Council's traffic Commission appear on the agenda. (roy/nag/sda)
Created: 12.05.2019, 12:04 PM