26th July 2017:
We now have the latest Perren Cab ride DVD in stock covering ythe second part of the BLS network including Thun to Bern and Zweisimmen to Interlaken Ost and on to Bönigen works. This double DVD is priced at £35.00 including UK postage and is available through our on-
15th March 2017:
The second edition of Swiss Tram & Trolleybus Systems -
3rd March 2017:
The updated version of Switzerland Travel Guide No. 2, Lake Geneva and the Rhone Valley, is now available from SRS Sales and the On-
24th August 2017:
Following the collapse of the new tunnel being constructed under the main line between Rastatt and Baden-
3rd July 2017:
In the June edition of the Swiss Express you may have read about the ongoing project between BRB, Snowdon Mountain Railway and STC, Switzerland 2 Snowdon. This project has been postponed until 2018, with more information to follow in the coming months.
5th June 2017:
The 2018 AGM will be held on the 17th March 2018 at the Stuart Hotel, London Road, Derby. More details are available here and have been updated.
28th May 2017:
There are details on the Swiss Events page in the “Members Area” of trips into the Gotthard Base Tunnel.
13th January 2017:
The Swiss Holiday Company is offering Society Members a 5% discount against holiday bookings . For details click here.
Ron Smith has found the following link to this site which has loads of great photos: http://www.bahnbilder-
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The Swiss Railways Society was formed in 1980 for the purpose of bringing together those interested in Swiss Railways, but over the years has attracted those with a liking for other forms of transportation such as trams, boats cable cars and funicular railways. Our numbers include many whose technical knowledge is slight but whose love of Switzerland and its railways bring them comfortably into contact with the historically and technically minded member as well as model makers at all levels of experience. For details of membership click here.
The August issue of Swiss Express includes the following features:
Page last update 1st September 2017
Please note that the Society can now accept credit and debit card payments for Membership or Sales transactions via PayPal or by on-
Swiss Travel Centre -
Some of the Society’s Branches now have their own web page. See the Branches page for more details.
The September issue of Swiss Express was dispatched to members at the end of August.
The 2018 AGM and Spring Meet will be held on the 17th March 2017 at the Stuart Hotel Derby. More details available here and will be regularly updated.
Access to the Members Area is restricted to 2017 Members only. Your logon details are printed in the current issue of Swiss Express and your password is printed on your 2017 membership card.
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The SRS Sales Stand will be attending various events this year for details please click here.
1st September 2017:
Bill Slater has discovered that the Swiss timetable for 2018 will appear in hard copy after all. It will be produced as one volume only, trains, boats and mountain transport, the bus volumes have been dropped. It is being produced by VCS (Verkehrs Club Schweiz) and Pro Bahn, lobby groups for public transport but SBB are supporting it and will be selling at at station counters at a price of CHF19.
21th January 2017:
We have decided to reduce the prices of some of our sales items which are specifically designed for members, such as clothing -
The 2018 Society calendar is now available from SRS Sales. Supplies are strictly limited so please buy your calendar early to avoid disappointment. The price is £10.00 for UK delivery or £13.50 for the Rest of the World.
You can buy these from our On-