Berner Oberland Bahnen AG

EANS-Adhoc: Berner Oberland Bahnen AG
Berner Oberland-Bahnen AG achieved positive result despite floods

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02.05.2012

The Berner Oberland-Bahnen AG achieved a revenue of 32.9 million francs in 2011,
an increase of 4.6 per cent on the previous year.

In October 2011, the company was affected by floods that swept away sections of
the railway track and led to the suspension of operations. The effects of the
severe weather reduced the company's statement by around 800,000 francs.
Financial compensation from the federation and canton dropped by 3.5 per cent.
Nevertheless the company can present a positive result thanks to an increase in
operating revenue assisted by the sale of land at Interlaken Ost. A profit of
30,000 francs was recorded in 2011.

The Bernese Oberland Railway was able to increase traffic income by 4.2 per
cent, whereby travel business with Asian groups developed particularly well. The
Schynige Platte Railway was able to equal its record result from 2010, although
the flooding brought the marketing campaign introduced in autumn 2011 to an
abrupt end.



Amounts in TCHF                               2011        2010        Change

Traffic income Bernese Oberland Railway      9,840       9,442          4.2%
Traffic income Schynige Platte Railway       3,555       3,558         -0.1%
Compensation                                12,301      12,749         -3.5%
Total operating revenue                     32,906      31,466          4.6%
Operating expenditure                       26,329      24,797          6.2%
EBITDA                                       6,577       6,669         -1.4%
Annual profit                                   30         739        -96.0%



The Berner Oberland-Bahnen AG business report is published at
www.jungfrau.ch/reports/bob


Further inquiry note:
Urs Kessler, Chairman of the Management Board
+4179 407 90 52

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issuer:      Berner Oberland Bahnen AG
             Harderstrasse 14
             CH-3800 Interlaken
phone:       +41 (0)33 828 71 11
FAX:         +41 (0)33 828 72 64
WWW:      www.jungfraubahn.ch
sector:      Railway
ISIN:        CH0003455034
indexes:     BIRW
stockmarkets: stock market: BX Berne eXchange 
language:   English
 



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