Gotthard Base Tunnel fully open

The Gotthard Base Tunnel linking in Switzerland is now fully operational, following the completion of tests, and following its official opening in June. Not only will it cut journey times for freight trains between the north and south of the country, but it will also speed up services on a key trans-European route between Italy and northern Europe. Ultimately, the route could  be used by 260 trains a day, dependent on ... [+]

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