Ruswil Compressor Station The Ruswil compressor station is the operations centre of the transport system in Switzerland.
From here the required transport pressure is maintained, as well as the entire gas pipeline
monitored and controlled.
Team Transitgas Transitgas Team Transitgas AG engages 50 employees at four different locations
(Ruswil LU, Zurich ZH, Meiringen BE, Oberwald VS)
Promoting Sustainability Transitgas AG supports projects contributing to sustainable development
in the fields of society, the environment and business.
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Wallbach Metering Station The Wallbach metering station is located after the border to Germany in the Rhine.
In this station the quantity and quality of the gas coming from Germany to Switzerland is determined.
Tunnels The section south of Ruswil crosses the Alps, i.e. among others, the three mountain ranges
of the Brienz Rothorn Massive, Grimsel Massive and Grieshorn had to be overcome.
Waste Heat Recovery Plants There is a heat exchanger installed in the exhaust pipes of two turbines via which
hot water for own use, as well as third-party use, is able to be drawn off.

The Company


Transitgas AG was founded on June 25, 1971, and was entered in the Commercial Register of the Canton of Zurich on June 28, 1971. The company is headquartered in Zurich.

The purpose of the company is to construct, maintain, and operate a natural gas transport system which stretches from the northern to the southern border of Switzerland, as well as transfer usage of this transport system to FluxSwiss SA and Swissgas or one of their subsidiaries under a lease agreement. The company has leased its facilities to FluxSwiss SA and Swissgas for use. Available transport capacity is allocated to FluxSwiss SA and Swissgas according to a fixed distribution key.

Leitung System

The Pipeline System

The Transitgas transport system consists of 292 km of natural gas pipeline.
Erdgastransporte 2014-2023

Transport and Maintenance

The annual transport capacity of more than 18 billion normal cubic meters of natural gas.

Annual Maintenance Plan

The maintenence plan has only orientation meaning. Changes are always possible.


Transitgas AG was founded on 25 June 1971 and the company is celebrating 50 years of top-quality work, team spirit and reliability! A unique video clip was created to mark this special occasion. In this spirit, we thank all our business partners and employees and look forward to the next 50 years!

Annual Report 2022

Annual Report 2022

Reverse Flow


Construction work for the reverse flow project got underway in spring 2017 after almost 7 years of project planning, modifications and detailed engineering. The project was successfully completed in late autumn 2017. Liquidity between the gas trading hubs is now promoted by the south-north flows in both directions.