The Swiss timetable – planned to the second.
Punctuality is considered a Swiss virtue. The fact that 90 per cent of passengers are on time is the accomplishment of train and network coordinators and their meticulous planning. The timetable is the result of the best possible allocations of train paths, which are comparable to air-traffic slots – a timetable which effectively synchronises trains with other means of transport.
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