Swiss Paddle Steamers
first sailings in 2020


Thirteen   Swiss paddle steamers in service
name
lake
first day in service
PS Blümlisalp
Lake Thun
originally Saturday 9th May 2020
delayed until Saturday 4th July 2020  
previously in service until
Sunday 5th January 2020
PS La Suisse
Lake Geneva
originally Good Friday 10th April 2020
delayed until Friday 26th June 2020
PS Lötschberg
Lake Brienz
originally Saturday 16th May 2020
delayed until Saturday 4th July 2020  
PS Montreux
Lake Geneva
originally Thursday 28th May 2020
delayed until Sunday 28th June 2020
PS Neuchâtel
Lake Neuchâtel
originally Saturday 16th May 2020
delayed until Saturday 4th July 2020  
PS Savoie
Lake Geneva
originally Good Friday 10th April 2020
delayed until Saturday 6th June 2020
PS Schiller
Lake Luzern
originally Ascension Thursday 21st May 2020
delayed until Saturday 4th July 2020  
PS Simplon
Lake Geneva
originally Whit Saturday 30th May 2020
delayed until Saturday 6th June 2020
PS Stadt Rapperswil
Lake Zurich
originally Sunday 5th April 2020
delayed until Monday 15th June 2020
PS Stadt Zürich
Lake Zurich
originally Sunday 5th April 2020
delayed until Monday 8th June 2020
PS Unterwalden
Lake Luzern
originally Easter Sunday 12th April 2020
delayed until Saturday 6th June 2020
PS Uri
Lake Luzern
originally Saturday 18th April 2020
delayed until Saturday 6th June 2020
MPV Vevey
Lake Geneva
Friday 7th February 2020
previously in service until
Sunday 12th January 2020
 
name
lake
expected  to re-enter service
(most now delayed due to the Coronavirus precautions)
PS Gallia
Lake Luzern
originally Ascension Thursday 21st May 2020
WILL NOT SAIL at all in 2020
(one of several SGV economy measures - following the Coronavirus restrictions)
MPV Helvétie
Lake Geneva
Laid-up at the Lausanne harbour
awaiting finance for a new
engine and major re-build
MPV Italie
Lake Geneva
Undertaking repairs to damaged starboard paddle wheel
originally Good Friday 10th April 2020
now expected Summer 2020
PS Rhône
Lake Geneva
Undertaking a major re-build at Lausanne
Spring 2021
PS Schiller
Lake Luzern
originally Ascension Thursday 21st May 2020
now expected Saturday 4th July 2020
PS Stadt Luzern
Lake Luzern
Undertaking a major re-build at Luzern
Spring 2021


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