St Gotthard rail tunnel, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – The miners digging the new St Gotthard train tunnel, which at 57 km will be the longest in the world, Tuesday 16 June celebrated the final boring of the 7.5 km Erstfeld-Amsteg leg, completing the eastern side of the tunneling project.
St Gotthard tunnel, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – The road between Lucerne and Chiasso near and including the Gotthard tunnel is closed in both directions because of roadworks, during the nights of 15-19 June from 20:00 to 05:00. Trucks are being held on either side of the tunnel starting at 19:30 and cars are being sent on […]
Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – The traditional Easter weekend north-south highway traffic jams have started, but initial reports are that they are less onerous than some years, with a mere 3km backup at the St Gotthard tunnel, heading south, late Thursday afternoon, 9 April. Trains and planes nevertheless are preparing for heavy crowds. TCS, the Swiss automobile […]