When temperatures plummet and Jack Frost covers Switzerland in a cold, white blanket, several hundred SBB employees will be ready to clear away the snow. Some gritting, shovelling, ploughing and brushing will be called for. SBB is preparing for the winter by taking a variety of precautionary measures:
As a former Lucerne student, Mount Rigi was like home to me: I watched the delicate Alpine flowers sprout in spring, avoided the heat of the lowlands in summer, escaped the fog in autumn and tobogganed bravely down the mountain in winter. Now it was finally time to go on a hike to explore the “queen of the mountains”!