ABOUT SBB INFRASTRUCTURE
Switzerland has one of the world's busiest rail networks: 10 000 trains carry 1.18 million passengers a day and 210 000 tonnes of goods a day. This top performance is made possible by secure and reliable infrastructure facilities: from tracks and ballast, through tunnels and bridges, to their own power plants and telecom installations. Around 10,000 employees are responsible for planning, construction, operation and maintenance. With passion and a lot of sweat and instinct. Every day, around the clock.
plans, constructs, operates and maintains the fixed installations of SBB's rail, railway and telecommunications networks. It does so on a non-discriminatory basis in close cooperation with the railway undertakings (RUs) and the public sector.
geared towards optimal use of network capacities.
enables attractive rail transport services through an offer planning and operational management geared towards optimum customer benefit (including participation in customer information, inter alia, in the event of a breakdown). It contributes to an adequate price / performance ratio for end customers in passenger and freight transport.
is responsible for customer-friendly rail access and thus also promotes combined mobility.
Keeps the state of the network and its facilities in the long term on an adequate level by means of adequate maintenance and replacement investments, which takes into account the operational challenges as well as the plant availability. This ensures customer punctuality and safety. It should keep the use of resources as low as possible and increase productivity. SBB Infrastructure applies to the federal government for the necessary funds.