The PostBus project involving five fuel cell Postbuses in the region of Brugg has come to an end. Covering well over 1 million kilometres between them, the vehicles have demonstrated that it is feasible to use hydrogen in regional passenger transport.
Delémont is the most innovative and customer-friendly medium-sized transport hub in Switzerland. The capital of the canton of Jura, was today awarded the “FLUX – Golden Transport Hub” winner’s prize in Berne, outrivaling competition from Dornach-Arlesheim, Interlaken West and Wettingen in the final.
Postbus will resume testing with the SmartShuttles in Sion from today, Thursday. The partners responsible for testing have used the two-week interruption to investigate the causes for the collision with the open tailgate of a parked delivery van. On the basis of their findings, PostBus and the vehicle supplier Navya have taken technical and organizational measures to prevent a similar incident happening in the future.
A 30-year anniversary is usually not a reason for a big celebration, but in connection with the 2016 Year of Public Transportation of the Canton Lucerne, the 30th anniversary of the PostBus route Lucerne–Rotkreuz fits in perfectly.
At the end of the year, PostBus will bring the project involving five fuel cell Postbuses in the region of Brugg to an end. PostBus has proven that everyday operation of routes with fuel cell vehicles is possible. But what does the future hold for the hydrogen filling station in Brugg?
Travel in a Postbus on the four-pass route in the Central Alps on a journey lasting almost nine hours. The longest and most spectacular PostBus route in Switzerland traverses terrain at an altitude of over 5,000 metres. The season starts on 25 June.
Residents and visitors can now get around Sion with the PostBus self-driving shuttles. The authorities have granted approval for the pilot project in a specified area of the city. Self-driving buses carrying passengers on the roads in public areas are a first in Switzerland.
Guard dogs protect sheep from wolf attacks. Many hikers and cyclists are unsure how they should behave around these dogs. The Agridea information signs now offer tips on site. The signs are actually converted bus stop signs, donated to this good cause by PostBus.
Roam uphill and down dale, through forests and across lush meadows, or enjoy the view from high above the Urnersee. In the romantic Isenthal, you have access to more than 100 kilometres of hiking trails.
Public service buses and postbuses are benefitting from a special motorway exit for public transportation near Zurich-Brunau. Following a two-year trial phase, the Federal Government has decided to give the go-ahead for an indefinite period.