PostBus in France and Liechtenstein
Swiss Post is the sole owner of PostBus Switzerland Ltd and the foreign subsidiaries in France and Liechtenstein. PostBus Switzerland Ltd is responsible for the operational management of all the companies. The subsidiaries in France report to Market International while PostAuto Liechtenstein Anstalt is part of the Market Switzerland.
For the past 10 years, the service offer of PostBus in France has been expanded on a continual basis. Today, we operate in 9 agglomerations in urban, as well as in 5 regions in interurban public transport in the eastern part of the country between Alsace and the Mediterranean sea. More than 26.7 million kilometers are driven by some 779 vehicles each year. PostBus France employs a staff of 1242 dedicated men and women who stand up for our company values every day: respect, closeness, and transparency.
CarPostal France Management
From left to right:
- André Burri, President of French companies
- Daniel Landolf, General Manager of PostBus Group
- Beat Mueller, Director of PostBus Group's international market
- Nathalie Courant, General Manager of CarPostal France
PostBus in Liechtenstein
On the authority of LIECHTENSTEINmobil (LIEmobil), PostBus has operated an attractive bus network in the principality since 2001. With its well-developed synchronised timetables, PostBus transports passengers into the neighbouring state of Vorarlberg and to Switzerland. With regard to local traffic, PostBus is a reliable daily partner for commuters, school pupils and tourists alike.The timetables are continually improved in collaboration with LIEmobil.
In 2010, following an official call for tenders, PostBus was once again awarded the tender to provide the regional bus service. The contract runs for seven years with an option for a further three years. With regard to school transport, PostBus and its local partners were awarded the tenders for four lines, each running for a period of five years.
Almost 113 employees from Liechtenstein, Austria and Switzerland work for PostAuto Liechtenstein Anstalt. The company also enjoys a long-standing partnership with local transport companies. The professional servicing and daily maintenance of the vehicles are carried out by local firms.
With the start of business after being awarded the new contract, PostBus modernised more than half of its fleet. In December 2011 and January 2012, the transport company brought 25 new buses into service, including the first hybrid diesel buses in the country. These new buses have helped PostBus to reduce CO2 emissions and save up to 30 percent on fuel. Passengers enjoy increased comfort thanks to the low floor level when getting on and off, three doors, dual display screens and a very quiet electric engine.
PostAuto Liechtenstein Anstalt
14 bus lines
4 school bus services ¹)
|Number of buses||42|
|Number of employees||113|
|Annual turnover in CHF millions||16|
|Annual kilometers covered according to the timetable (in millions)||2,8|
|Start of collaboration with the Principality of Liechtenstein||1 June 2001|
¹) PostBus operates four school bus lots in collaboration with its local parters Philipp Schädler Anstalt in Triesenberg, Adolf Meier Autoreisen and Transporte AG in Mauren and WMA Touristik Walter Marxer Autoreisen AG in Mauren.
PostAuto Liechtenstein Anstalt
P.O. Box 575
Principality of Liechtenstein
Tel.: +423 388 29 89
Fax: +423 388 29 80