The Federal Office of Transport ; French: Office fédéral des transports ; Italian: Ufficio federale dei trasporti ; Romansh: Uffizi federal da traffic ) is a division of the Swiss Federal Department of Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications. It is the supervisory authority for the fields of public and freight transport in Switzerland, covering rail transport, cableways, ships, trams and buses. The FOT is responsible for safety, finance and infrastructure, as well as the legal and political frameworks of all these transport modes.
The FOT is not responsible for civil aviation, which is looked after by the Federal Office of Civil Aviation, nor for roads, which are the responsibility of the Federal Roads Authority.
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