Near-complete suspension of services at Lausanne station on the weekend of 20 and 21 March 2021.

To improve transport services in the Lake Geneva area, we are carrying out various network improvement works. 

From 2am on Saturday 20 March to 2am on Monday 22 March, we will put the Lausanne station interlockings into service. This installation is crucial for fluid and reliable traffic management. 

The renovation of this centrepiece of rail traffic management (used for managing signalling and points) will help make the timetable more stable. 

While we are putting it into service over the weekend, Lausanne station will be served only by a very limited number of trains. 

The video below will give you an overview of the changes to your usual services over this weekend. 

Saturday and Sunday daytime and the night of Sunday 21 to Monday 22 March:

Every hour, only two trains will run through Lausanne station as opposed to around 20 normally. With the exception of these two trains per hour per direction, running through Lausanne from Renens to Vevey, no trains will serve Lausanne station.

The night of Saturday 20 to Sunday 21 March:

A replacement bus service will be put in place to allow you to travel while services are suspended.

We advise you to avoid travelling by train where possible over the weekend of 20-21 March 2021. Though a replacement service will be provided, only very limited rail services will be in operation between Saturday morning and Monday morning.

Thank you for your understanding.

However, if you have no choice but to travel by train this weekend, please check the online timetableLink opens in new window. before starting your journey. 

Impact on long-distance services.

Impact on regional services.

Locations of rail replacement bus stops.

Useful information. 

Additional information.

The following services can provide more detailed information:

Travel as a wheelchair user.

Wheelchair users should contact SBB Call Center Handicap in advance on 0800 007 102 (toll-free number), available every day from 6am to 10.30pm.


Groups must reserve spaces. Please contact your station or phone the SBB Contact Center on 0848 44 66 88 (CHF 0.08/min).


Bikes may not be transported on rail replacement buses.

Validity of tickets.

Ordinary tickets and travelcards are valid on the replacement services.

Purchasing tickets and travelcards.

You must make sure you have a valid ticket or travelcard before boarding buses and trains. No tickets will be sold on board. Please buy your ticket before departure at the station, on SBB.chLink opens in new window. or from the SBB Mobile appLink opens in new window.. Passengers without a valid ticket or travelcard may be charged a special surcharge.

Thank you for your understanding.

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