The previous direct connections from Basel (departing at 07.04/08.04), via Lucerne (departing at 08.18/09.18), through the Gotthard Base Tunnel to Locarno (arriving at 10.15/11.15) will now operate daily.
Lucerne–Zug–Zurich main station–Winterthur–Konstanz
The long-distance Lucerne–Zug–Zurich main station trains will now be classified as the IR 70 (stopping at Zug and Thalwil) and the IR 75 (stopping at Rotkreuz, Zug, Baar and Thalwil). The IR 70 will now run between Lucerne and Zurich main station with no connections to Zurich Oerlikon or Zurich Airport. The IR 75 will now operate an hourly service from Lucerne to Zurich main station–Zurich Airport–Winterthur–Weinfelden–Konstanz.
Gotthard Panorama Express
The Gotthard Panorama Express will be in service from Tuesday to Sunday, between 19 April and 20 October and on 22 April 2019. It will now operate purely as a 1st class panorama train without any 2nd class coaches. The surcharge for the additional services will now be just CHF 16 per person instead of CHF 24. There will no longer be reduced surcharges for part routes. Departure and arrival times: departing from Flüelen at 14.10, departing from Göschenen at 14.47, arriving at Airolo at 15.05, arriving at Bellinzona at 16.03, arriving at Lugano at 16.38. More information can be found at sbb.ch/en/gotthard-panorama-express.
From 9 June 2019, the RE trains will leave Erstfeld seven minutes later. They will reach Bellinzona 9 minutes later and Milan 29 minutes later than they did before.
From 12 April to 9 June 2019, a RegioExpress train will now be in service from Friday to Sunday at 6.55 from Göschenen to Airolo–Bellinzona–Lugano–Chiasso–Como–Milan.
A RegioExpress train will now operate from Friday to Sunday from Erstfeld to Göschenen–Airolo–Bellinzona. Departure and arrival times: departing from Erstfeld at 21.37, departing from Göschenen at 22.02, arriving at Airolo at 22.13, arriving at Bellinzona at 23.09.
The RegioExpress train departing from Bellinzona at 19.51 will now go to Erstfeld from Friday to Sunday. It will arrive in Göschenen at 20.58. Here you will have a connection to the Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn to Andermatt. You will reach Erstfeld at 21.24.
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