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THURBO regional train near the Rhine Falls.

THURBO is a railway company in eastern Switzerland, jointly owned by Swiss Federal Railways (90%) and the canton of Thurgau.


Its main business is regional passenger traffic. Infrastructure Kreuzlingen - Weinfelden - Wil SG, taken over from Mittelthurgau-Bahn is operated by SBB.

Several ZVV lines of S-Bahn Zürich, for example S26 in the cantons of Zürich and St. Gallen between Winterthur and Rüti ZH respectively Rapperswil, are also operated by THURBO.

Rolling stock[edit]

THURBO's fleet consists of

  • 41 GTW 2/6 EMUs (RABe 526 701–751)[1]
  • 39 GTW 2/8 EMUs (RABe 526 752–790; 781–790 ex 709–718)[2]
  • 12 GTW 2/8 EMUs on order[3] (RABe 526 791–802)
  • 10 GTW 2/6 EMUs (RABe 526 680–689)[4]

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