The new Gotthard passenger trains essentially run on the north-south axis and provide the mainstay of Switzerland–Italy services.

Train characteristics.

  • Train category: EC/IC
  • Number of trains: 29 planned
  • Seats: 405/unit
  • Low-floor entry: Yes

Operation routes.

The 2D detailed map of Switzerland shows the operation routes for the 29 new Giruno trains. Once they are delivered, they will operate from Basel SBB or Zurich main station to Milan via Gotthard and Lugano.

Service zones.

  • Restaurant
  • Family zone
  • Quiet zone (1st class)
  • Business zone (1st class)
  • Sockets (Swiss + Int.)
  • Mobile signal amplifier
  • WLAN
  • Electronic seat reservation indicator
  • Coach occupation indicator
  • Priority seats for passengers with reduced mobility
  • Wheelchair-accessible toilet
  • Gender-specific toilet
  • Urinal
  • Baby-changing table
  • Cycle storage spaces
  • Pram storage spaces
  • Luggage storage space

Exterior views.

Interior views.

  • Luggage rack for stowing items of luggage in the “Giruno” train.

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