Regardless of whether I’m in Switzerland or abroad, I prefer city trips to visiting the countryside. That’s why we decided on the spur of the moment to take advantage of one of the first warm days of spring by visiting two Swiss cities: Bern and Thun.
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: