Gotthard Base Tunnel freight tests begin

Freight train testing in the Gotthard Base Tunnel (Photo: AlpTransit Gotthard)>

SWITZERLAND: Testing of freight rolling stock in the 57 km Gotthard Base Tunnel began on January 16, when project promoter AlpTransit Gotthard and SBB Cargo undertook trials with a variety of wagon types including two rolling motorway lorry-carrying vehicles. Further tests over the coming weeks will assess vehicle dynamics and ...

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