SBB

Revenue

CHF 8.988 billion (2016)

Employees

33,119 (2016)

Founded

1902



Overview:
Swiss Federal Railways (German: Schweizerische Bundesbahnen, SBB; French: Chemins de fer fédéraux suisses, CFF; Italian: Ferrovie federali svizzere, FFS) is the national railway company of Switzerland. It is usually referred to by the initials of its German, French and Italian names, either concatenated as SBB CFF FFS, or used separately. The Romansh version of its name, Viafiers federalas svizras, is not officially used. The company is headquartered in Bern. It used to be a government institution, but since 1999 it has been a special stock corporation whose shares are held by the Swiss Confederation or the Swiss cantons.

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Industries:
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Transportation



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Business Model Patterns:

E-commerce

How they do it: The Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) are pioneers in e-commerce selling of railway fares via the website or their mobile app. SBB has been pushing their program for new digital offers (SBB Digital) and promoting new digital service ideas for their customers.

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Flat Rate

How they do it: The Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) offer a membership service called ”General-Abonnement”. With the GA, customers can travel in Switzerland on all means of transportation in the Swiss public transport network.

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Subscription

How they do it: The Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) offer a range of subscription services, such as the ”General-Abonnement” and ”Half-Fare” cards. These products are renewed anually.

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