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On 08.05.2019, for the very first time, the Swiss railways (SBB) used a Giruno EMU in revenue earning service. Everybody was invited to board the new 250 km/h fast train. Its route:
Unit RABe 501 006 was used for this very first official service. Bahnonline.ch has a full report about the day, during which SBB had to face some typical rail difficulties. Remarkable: it was the first time a train with ETCS Baseline 3 installed was used in commercial service in Switzerland.
Photo: Jean-Marc Allenbach
This article first appeared on railcolornews.com
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