Inteconnection of reservation system of the RhB (Rhätische Bahn, www.rhb.ch) with the other major Europan railways reservation systems through HIT Rail's HEROS platform is planned to be in operation from 16th September 2013. HEROS will ensure translation of both communication protocols (MQ and Web Services) and message formats (UIC 912 and XML). The communication uses the Hermes VPN where RhB use their new vpn site in Chur. RhB are infrastructure manager of own railway lines in Swiss Alps as well as train operator (both passenger and freight). They also opearate worldwide well known panoramic trains like Bernina Express or Glacier Express.