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Giruno / High-speed Train


Discipline: Product

Discipline: Product

The EC250 Giruno was developed specifically for the north-south routes of the Swiss Federal Railways (SBB). The exterior design continues the Swiss railway design tradition while fulfilling the strictest functional and aerodynamic requirements. The rectangular interior design combines architectonic principles with a very high comfort level for everybody. Low-level entries throughout, a wheelchair accessible area almost 40 meters long including to the restaurant car, separate toilets for men and women, and miscellaneous special compartments cater to all possible user groups, making it a truly universal design.

  • TARGET GROUPS Consumer / User, Specific sub-group: Persons with any kind of reduced mobility


  • DEVELOPMENT TIME other period: It took 4 years from the start of the tender to the completion of the design process.


Client / Manufacturer

Stadler Rail AG

Stadler Rail AG
Bussnang, Switzerland

Client / Manufacturer

Schweizerische Bundesbahnen SBB

Schweizerische Bundesbahnen SBB
Bern 65, Switzerland



Zürich, Switzerland

Christian Harbeke, Nino Scheidegger, Cristoffel Bonorand, Christian Scholz, Lukas Thüring, Lukas Wägli

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