Swissrail Industry Association
Swissrail is the association of the Swiss railway industry. It has a membership of over one hundred. Our members produce vehicles and components, build railway infrastructure and provide services for all forms of track-bound transport.
Our members’ specialist areas
Railway products from A to Z
The Swiss railway industry has a solution for almost everything needed to run the railways. Take a closer look at the diverse world of Swiss railway industry companies!
The railway industry in Switzerland
92,600 full-time jobs
There are a total of 92,600 full-time equivalent jobs in the Swiss public transport sector, keeping around 100,000 people in employment.Added value
CHF 13 billion
A study commissioned by LITRA and Swissrail showed that public transportations generate added value of over CHF 13 billion and investments averaging CHF 5.3 billion annually.
The rail network in Switzerland is 5,196 km long, making it one of the densest in the world relative to its area of 41,285 km².Passenger-Kilometres
Switzerland and Japan lead the world for the most passenger-kilometres travelled annually by rail. On average, each person in Switzerland travels 36.8 km by train per year.
What we do for our members and the rail industry
Swissrail represents the interests of its members at home and abroad and promotes the industry's image to political decision-makers and the public.
We are also the point of contact for other organisations, institutions and authorities on matters related to the Swiss rail industry.Find out more about Swissrail