Believe it or not, I guess you had to be in the right place at the right time to have such luck with the Swiss Rail system yesterday. This just happened to be the case for one of my Swiss friends who decided to make his trek home via bike instead of rail yesterday afternoon.
If it were not for his ability to bike home yesterday, he too would have been one of the many unlucky ones who was stuck without rail transportation home during the evening commute.
The Rail outtage started from The Ritom power plant near the Gotthard tunnel. Read the entire story from