Railways’ procurement of rolling stock

Federal Office of Transport, Swiss Federal Railways, Schweizerische Südostbahn AG, Transports Publics Neuchâtelois SA

Key facts

In 2018, the Swiss Federal Audit Office (SFAO) audited the procurement of rolling stock for the first time. Between 2006 and 2017, the Federal Office of Transport (FOT) approved 36 such procurements in the standard gauge area of regional passenger transportation. Stadler Rail AG delivered its FLIRT product (Fast Light Innovative Regional Train) in two thirds of these projects, with an order volume of approximately CHF 2 billion.