Plans to carpet Switzerland’s railway tracks with solar panels to produce a supply of alternative energy have been derailed by the Swiss transport ministry. Ministry officials told startup Sun-Ways that the project would be too difficult to maintain and could risk train delays. Sun-Ways had proposed a CHF400,000 ($458,000) plan […]

The long-running pay dispute between Germany’s main railway workers union and state rail operator Deutsche Bahn moved into arbitration on Monday, both sides confirmed. Collective bargaining talks between the EVG union and Deutsche Bahn had been held since February. Workers twice walked off the job, briefly paralysing much of the […]