Cantons back Grimsel Tunnel to link metre gauge networks

Trains would share the 8·3 km tunnel with high voltage transmission cables.

SWITZERLAND: The cantons of Bern and Valais and electricity distribution company Swissgrid unveiled a SFr580m plan for the construction of a railway linking the Zentralbahn and Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn metre-gauge networks on February 4.

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