Finance.

The income statement, balance sheet and cashflow below provide a short and clear overview of SBB’s financial situation from a Group perspective. By showing the public sector funding, we make clear the significance of public money to SBB, and not least for the additions to assets. The figures on SBB’s purchasing volume and references from the extensive annual and financial reports as well as diagrams on selected financial indices round up the insight into SBB’s finances.

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Income statement
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Operating income
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CHF m 9,442 9,645 9,864 9,216 9,870 7.1
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Operating income


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Revenue in 2021 was CHF 8521 million (operating income minus retained earnings; 2020: CHF 7966 million, +7.0 per cent).

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Traffic revenue
CHF m 4,280 4,382 4,439 3,345 3,449 3.1
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Passenger revenues
CHF m 3,316 3,393 3,468 2,465 2,540 3.0
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Long-Distance Services
CHF m 2,428 2,483 2,532 1,697 1,767 4.1
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Regional Services
CHF m 888 909 936 768 773 0.6
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Freight revenues
CHF m 838 868 835 762 777 2.1
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Operating services revenue
CHF m 39 35 39 29 40 35.9
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Revenue from infrastructure use
CHF m 87 86 97 89 92 3.1
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Public-sector funding
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CHF m 2,666 2,720 2,802 3,149 3,264 3.6
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Public-sector funding


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Only payments reflected in income statement; CHF 330 million of which in Covid-19 financial support (2020: CHF 277 million, +19.3%).

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Grants for regional passenger services
CHF m 622 653 684 812 834 2.7
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Contributions to the rail infrastructure
CHF m 2,030 2,058 2,117 2,317 2,387 3.0
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Contributions to the rail infrastructure


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Grants for freight traffic
CHF m 13 8 1 21 43 109.4
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Rental income from real estate
CHF m 487 508 559 546 608 11.4
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Other income
CHF m 827 841 841 925 1,200 29.6
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Own work capitalised
CHF m 1,183 1,194 1,222 1,250 1,349 7.9
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Operating expenses
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CHF m -8,941 -9,059 -9,377 -9,730 -10,094 -3.7
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Operating expenses


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Cost of materials
CHF m -747 -728 -738 -753 -777 -3.3
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Personnel expenses
CHF m -4,213 -4,226 -4,314 -4,360 -4,407 -1.1
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Other operating expenses
CHF m -1,755 -1,833 -1,982 -2,121 -2,447 -15.4
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Depreciation
CHF m -2,226 -2,273 -2,343 -2,497 -2,462 1.4
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Depreciation of financial assets
CHF m 0 0 -13 -7 -2 75.5
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Depreciation of tangible assets
CHF m -2,066 -2,096 -2,137 -2,278 -2,254 1.1
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Depreciation of intangible assets
CHF m -160 -177 -194 -212 -206 2.6
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Operating result/EBIT before write-down
CHF m 501 586 487 -515 -225 56.4
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Write-down
CHF m -189 0 0 0 0
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Operating result/EBIT
CHF m 313 586 487 -515 -225 56.4
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Financial result
CHF m -104 -105 -91 -139 -98 29.5
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Profit from real estate sales
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CHF m 207 107 86 44 24 -45.0
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Profit from real estate sales


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Up to 2016: Non-operating result.

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Income taxes
CHF m -11 -13 -14 -17 -23 -32.7
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Minority interests
CHF m -6 -6 -4 10 -4 -139.2
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Consolidated result
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CHF m 399 568 463 -617 -325 47.3
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Assets
CHF m 45,174 46,565 48,918 51,335 52,058 1.4
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Current assets
CHF m [1,963] [2,063] 2,111 1,759 1,400 -20.4
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Fixed assets
CHF m [43,211] [44,502] 46,807 49,576 50,658 2.2
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Financial assets
CHF m [403] [431] 576 530 627 18.5
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Property, plant and equipment
CHF m 33,234 33,671 35,118 38,923 42,029 8.0
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Assets under construction and advance payments
CHF m 8,604 9,421 10,097 9,066 6,892 -24.0
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Intangible assets
CHF m 969 978 1,017 1,057 1,110 5.0
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Equity and liabilities
CHF m 45,174 46,565 48,918 51,335 52,058 1.4
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Public loans (Federal and cantonal)
CHF m 19,563 20,251 21,730 23,813 24,343 2.2
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Interest-bearing debt
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CHF m 9,022 9,279 9,624 10,811 11,232 3.9
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Interest-bearing debt


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Net interest-bearing debt was CHF 11.1 billion (2020: CHF 10.4 billion, +6.9%).

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of which net interest-bearing debt
CHF m 8,406 8,619 8,912 10,379 11,099 6.9
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Other foreign capital
CHF m 4,177 4,050 4,113 3,873 3,977 2.7
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Equity, incl. minority interests
CHF m 12,412 12,985 13,451 12,838 12,506 -2.6
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Free cash flow
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Free cash flow relates to the financial resources readily available to the company after all expenses within the financial year, i.e. the net inflow of liquidity.
Total cash flow
CHF m 212 42 53 -299 -279 6.7
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Cash flow from financing for commercial investments and pension fund restructuring
CHF m -184 257 346 1,202 286 -76.2
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Free cash flow after public-sector financing of rail infrastructure
CHF m 396 -215 -293 -1,500 -564 62.4
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Cash flow from public-sector financing of rail infrastructure
CHF m 1,950 2,012 2,123 2,029 2,193 8.1
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Free cash flow before public-sector financing of rail infrastructure
CHF m -1,553 -2,227 -2,416 -3,529 -2,757 21.9
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Cash flow from investing activities
CHF m [-3,169] [-3,445] -3,790 -3,740 -3,661 2.1
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Cash flow from operating activities
CHF m [1,616] [1,218] 1,374 211 904 329.0
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Public-sector funding
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Total public-sector funding
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CHF m 3,371 3,466 4,374 6,459 4,091 -36.7
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Total public-sector funding


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CHF 330 billion of which in Covid-19 financial support (2020: CHF 277 million, +19.3%).

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Payments reflected in income statement
CHF m 2,666 2,720 2,802 3,149 3,264 3.6
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Contributions to the rail infrastructure
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CHF m 2,030 2,058 2,117 2,317 2,387 3.0
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Contributions to the rail infrastructure


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CHF 124 million of which in Covid-19 financial support (2020: CHF 110 million, +13.2%).

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Grants for regional passenger services
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CHF m 622 653 684 812 834 2.7
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Grants for regional passenger services


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CHF 164 million of which in Covid-19 financial support (2020: CHF 148 million, +11.3%).

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Grants for freight traffic
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CHF m 13 8 1 21 43 109.4
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CHF 41 million of which in Covid-19 financial support (2020: CHF 19 million, +115.1%).

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Increase in loans, non-repayable contributions
CHF m 705 746 1,572 3,310 827 -75.0
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Increase in loans for financing of rail infrastructure
CHF m 631 688 1,479 2,083 778 -62.6
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Non-repayable contributions to investments
CHF m 74 58 92 1,227 49 -96.0
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Additions to assets
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Additions to assets reflected in the balance sheet
CHF m 3,539 3,564 4,534 5,342 3,470 -35.0
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Passenger Division
CHF m 722 750 895 1,187 937 -21.1
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Real Estate
CHF m 683 619 586 463 412 -11.0
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Freight Section
CHF m 30 34 34 38 32 -16.1
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Infrastructure
CHF m 2,075 2,138 2,993 3,633 2,059 -43.3
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Network
CHF m 1,998 2,029 2,847 3,491 1,838 -47.4
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Energy
CHF m 77 110 146 142 221 55.8
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Group-level units
CHF m 29 23 26 20 30 47.8
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SBB as a purchaser
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Purchasing volume
CHF m 4,911 5,223 5,646 6,055 5,634 -7.0
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Proportion of suppliers based in Switzerland
% 87.5 87.5 88.7 91.2 88.5 -2.7
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Suppliers
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number 14,838 14,808 15,542 14,206 13,315 -6.3
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Only includes billers with a purchasing volume of more than CHF 2,000 in 2021.

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Proportion of suppliers based in Switzerland
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% 91.1 90.7 90.6 90.4 90.6 0.3
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