Fuel cell Postbuses: PostBus satisfied with project outcome

Northestern Switzerland

Press release, 1 February 2017

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. 

Swiss public transport award FLUX awarded for the 10th time

National
Neuchâtel / Jura / Bernese Jura

Press release, 1 December 2016

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.

SmartShuttle: Testing in Sion resumes

National

Press release, 6 October 2016

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.  

30 year anniversary of PostBus route Lucerne–Rotkreuz

Central Switzerland

News dated 22 September 2016

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. 

Five years of hydrogen-powered travel

National

Press release, 8 September 2016

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?

Central Alps: Season opening for the longest bus journey in Switzerland

national

Press release, 22 June 2016

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.

Start of public testing of autonomous shuttles

Valais

Press release of 23 June 2016

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. 

PostBus signs concerning livestock protection

national

Press release, 7 June 2016

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.

Travel free of charge to Isenthal (UR) with PostBus

Central Switzerland

News, 23.05.2016

11.06.2016 and 12.06.2016

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. 

Federal Government grants final approval of the special Brunau motorway exit

Zurich

Press release, 20.05.2016

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.

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