Swiss Federal Railways plans to run an extra 2,500 trains during the Euro 2008 football tournament in June.This content was published on March 26, 2008 - 15:45
The company said it would provide two million additional seats to cope with football fans travelling to stadiums and public-viewing zones across the country.
Other railway companies will lay on 1,300 extra trains for the three-week period.
About 1,500 additional office staff will be deployed as part of improved services at railway stations. Maintenance work on railway lines will be reduced to a minimum.
The Euro timetable includes late-night trains and rail links to neighbouring Austria, which is co-hosting Euro 2008.
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