Standard coach IV / Eurocity.

These push-pull trains run IR and IC services in Switzerland and EC services to and from Germany. Each train comprises one locomotive, a driving trailer and several unit or EC coaches.

Train characteristics.

  • Train category: EC/IC/IR
  • Number of coaches: 839
  • Seats: 1st cl.: 86 / 2nd cl.: up till 86
  • Low-floor entry: No

Operation routes.

The 2D detailed map of Switzerland shows the operation routes for the Standard coach IV / EuroCity. This type of fleet operates on all long-distance traffic lines in Switzerland up to the foot-of-the-Jura line. It runs on the north-south corridor from Basel SBB to Ticino (Chiasso) via Lucerne and on the east-west corridor from Konstanz / Romanshorn / St. Gallen to Geneva Airport via Zurich and Bern. These coaches also operate on the Basel – Zurich, Zurich – Schaffhausen, Zurich – Chur, Basel SBB – Bern Interlaken / Brig and Brig – Geneva Airport lines. In international traffic, these coaches are used for services to Hamburg, Stuttgart and Munich.

Service zones.

  • Restaurant (nur IC)
  • Family zone (nur IC)
  • Quiet zone (1st class) (nur IC)
  • Business zone (1st class) (nur IC)
  • Sockets
  • Mobile signal amplifier
  • Priority seats for passengers with reduced mobility
  • Wheelchair-accessible toilet
  • Baby-changing table
  • Cycle storage spaces
  • Pram storage spaces
  • Luggage storage space

Exterior views.

Interior views.

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