Bussnang, Switzerland, Village Portrait

Bussnang is a small village in canton Thurgau [TG], eastern Switzerland, near Weinfelden town.

Some statistical data on Bussnang

Population 2100 [as of 2006]
Area 19.0 sq km [7.34 sq mi]
Jobs 950 [almost 800 at Stadler Rail, others in 38 small businesses]

Public Transport

The village has a train station on the regional line Weinfelden [TG] - Wil [SG] with one train running per hour and direction from about 5 a.m. until about 11 p.m. In Weinfelden and Wil passengers may change to Intercity trains connecting the Bodensee region in northeastern Switzerland to the Lake Geneva region in southwestern Switzerland. Zurich Airport is reached in 3/4 hour, Zurich city in just one hour.


FLIRT regional train operated by Switzerland's Federal Railways [Olten main station]

FLIRT [Fast Light Innovative Regional Trains] are designed
and produced in Bussnang by Stadler Rail Inc.

A modern high tech factory in a rural environment with apple trees.
The region is nicknamed "Mostindien" [cider India]
because of its many orchards and its famous apple cider
and its geographical position in Eastern Switzerland.


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