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-line shop here where there are full details of the double DVD’s contents.





15th March 2017:
The second edition of Swiss Tram & Trolleybus Systems - Past and Present was published at the AGM and is now available. First published in 2015, this book has now been expanded into A4 format and still describes all the current Swiss tram and trolleybus systems as well as those which operate no longer. The text has been updated where appropriate and now runs to 104 pages (plus covers) including almost 380 photographs (colour and black-and-white). There are over 20 maps, principally to illustrate the networks of the tram and trolleybus systems still running. The  price is £14.50 including post & packing and is available from the Sales Page and our On-Line Shop





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-line shop.  It has been completely revised and update with some new photographs. The price remains the same at £7.00 including UK postage.

 


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.


https://www.nzz.ch/schweiz/fahrplaene-in-gebundener-form-das-kursbuch-lebt-weiter-ld.1313790









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-von-max.ch/sbb/index.html.



October 2015:

The Society has a Facebook page - please take a look, some Society information will be put on our Facebook page.

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Switzerland Travel Centre - Special Discount Offer for SRS members is continued into 2017. Click here for details.

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.  

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The SRS Sales Stand will be attending various events this year for details please click here.

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 - please see the Sales Page for  updated prices.

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-line shop where quantity discounts are available and payment made by PayPal or by sending a cheque to SRS Sales.

29th September: There are still calendars available but stock is running out.

24th August 2017 - Updated 29th September:

Following the collapse of the new tunnel being constructed under the main line between Rastatt and Baden-Baden the line to Basle will be closed until 7th October. Details of train re-routing and cancellations are available as a pdf here.  This will affect anyone travelling to Switzerland by rail over this route until October 7th, more details are available in “Swiss Snippets” in the members Area. It has been announced that the line will now reopen on Monday 2nd October. There is more information in “Swiss Snippets”.