Transport and Maintenance

Erdgastransporte 2014-2023

Transportation Capacity

The transport capacities of the Transitgas system are shared between the two shareholders Swissgas AG and FluxSwiss sagl. The two shareholders manage the transport capacities of approx. 18 billion normal cubic metres from Wallbach/Germany and approx. 8 billion normal cubic metres from Oltingue/France.

The Transitgas system has been adapted in 2017 to transport volumes from GriesPass/Italy to Switzerland, Germany and France.

Annual Maintenance Plan

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


  • Implementation of the Green Project at the compressor station in Ruswil (to avoid methane emissions into the atmosphere)
  • Separation of Pipeline TRG10 Wallbach from the pipeline system in operation
  • Replacement of the blow-out valves in Däniken and Lostorf
  • Emission measurements and implementation of reduction measures for the entire Transitgas infrastructure
  • Renovation of the Wallbach and Ruswil emergency power generator control systems
  • Replacement of the communication system (telephone system + data transmission)
  • Implementation of various energy/electricity-saving measures
  • Replacement of metering lines in Wallbach (recalibration)
  • Extent of servitude rights for TRG11/12/13 after expiration of the 50 years term
  • Implementation of protection measures Riebgärtli left river bank (Canton of Bern)
  • Implementation of protection measures Spreitgraben/Aare river mouth (Canton of Bern)

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