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ZüriBahn Cable Car - ZKBZKB Zürcher Kantonalbank

What the much-awaited ZüriBahn cable car will look like

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Just imagine the panoramic bird's-eye view of beautiful Zürich and the Alps from the sky, 80 meters above the lake...
Essential Tips to Planning a Switzerland Trip

6 essential steps to plan a trip to Switzerland

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Planning the perfect trip to Switzerland can seem like a daunting task for first-time visitors. This is a blueprint on how to get around, what towns to visit...
Stoos Funicular 2017

Meet the world's steepest funicular (and ride it, too!)

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From the longest railway tunnel to the steepest cogwheel railway, Switzerland is a tiny country of superlatives. Anther stunning record has been...
ZKB Cable Car 2020

Will Zürich be getting a cable car across the lake?

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Ankara has one. Rio de Janeiro has one. And La Paz in Bolivia has one. Urban cable cars are a popular solution to solving traffic congestion, and Zürich...
Bern Tram

A guide to Switzerland's most scenic tram and bus rides

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What is the best way to see a city? On foot, by bicycle, on a tour or aboard a sightseeing bus? We think that public transportation offers the best sightseeing.
ZVV Anniversary - Zurich Main-Station

Congratulations to 25 Years of Zürich Public Transportation

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I'm a great admirer of public transportation. For their 25th anniversary, the Zürcher Verkehrsverbund (ZVV) is making a big gesture...
Xrot 9213 Rhätische Bahn

Switzerland's Spectacular Xrot Snow Plough Train

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When the red coaches of the Rhaetian Railway snake across dozens of viaducts in the majestic Grison Alps, the heart of any train lover will skip a beat...
Swiss License Plates

High Prices for Low Numbers

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What do BS, VD, and AI have in common? If you’re not from Switzerland, you might be trying to imagine a crazy story featuring humanistic robots...
Train Fever - Swiss Videogame

Train Fever - A Truly Swiss Video Game

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Anyone who lives in Switzerland or has ever visited the small Alpine nation will swarm about how fantastic the rail system is. Train Fever is one of the largest and most intricate games ever developed in Switzerland...