Networks

TPF provide public transport for approx. 70,000 passengers a day.

As a multimodal company, TPF operate the networks for the conurbations of Fribourg and Bulle, a narrow-gauge and a standard-gauge railway network, a network of regional bus routes, as well as a funicular railway. TPF serve 127 municipalities out of a total 163 municipalities in the canton of Fribourg. In the neighbouring cantons, 16 municipalities in the Vaud region, five in the Bern region and three in the Neuchâtel region also benefit from the TPF service. The network consists of 66 routes covering a total area of 1303.6 km (1127.3 km of which are served by road and 176.3 km by rail). The network includes 699 stopping points.

Network statistics

Types of route

Length (km)

Infrastructure (km)

Stopping points

Stations/

halts

Regional

1044

0

476

0

Fribourg Conurbation

66.2

0

137

0

Mobul

17.1

0

36

0

Rail (VE)

48.9

48.9

24

24

Rail (VN)

127.4

43.8

24

8

Funicular

0.121

0.121

2

2

 

Services provided in 2017

Types of route

Passengers carried

Passengers/km

 (PKM)

Regional

8 542 086

61 753 761

Fribourg Conurbation

16 380 039

42 214 966

Mobul

1 199 187

3 223 616

Rail 

4 505 449

76 591 098

Funicular

175 611

22 127

TOTAL

30 802 371

183 805 568

 

TPF (Transports publics fribourgeois) provide their sponsors with a planning and design service in order to enable them to define an ideal level of service. This planning and design service, provided by transport engineers, consists of drawing up and managing the timetables for the TPF network in the medium and long term. In addition, it offers the best possible solutions for school transport and for events. Lastly, it also explores original solutions in order to meet the transport challenges of the future.