Today I'm leaving France and heading to Italy through Switzerland.
the train was "too wide" to fit the platforms on some stations, Colmar among others. As as result of this mistake, many station platforms had to be rebuilt.
More information about this train is available at Alstom webpage. Additional Intercity version of this train is called Coradia Liner, which the dutch railway company NS has been recently ordered from Alstom.
The main ticket hall
Large murals advertise tourist destinations in Switzerland.
Basel is Europe's busiest international border station. Berlin, Strasbourg and Paris are just some of the destinations (not counting domestic ones) I could spot at this point. There are also trains to Italy and Austria from here. About 1000 trains are using the station daily. Nearly every 90 seconds, a passenger train leaves or stops at the station
Basel main station
I have now arrived to Kleinhüningen tram stop which is just one stop before the border station with Germany.
RABDe500 or ICN train
TGV POS train for Lyria service from Paris to Switzerland.
RABe503 / ETR610
The train is certified to be used in Switzerland and Italy and it supports 3kV DC (Italian conventional lines), 25kV AC (Italian high speed lines), 15kV (16.7Hz) AC (Swiss lines).
The train is also called New Pendolino which is a tilting high speed train from Alstom.
ETR 400 is the newest train for Trenitalia. It is called Frecciarossa 1000 and it is a high speed train from AnsaldoBreda and Bombardier