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Verkehrliche und räumliche Auswirkungen des Lötschberg-Basistunnels
by zopemaster last modified Jul 07, 2021 01:13 AM — filed under: , , , ,
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Landmark NEAT Project under pressure to cut costs
by zopemaster published Oct 08, 2004 last modified Jul 07, 2021 01:04 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
According to the Swiss Federal Office for Transport total costs of Switzerland's "New Alps Transversal Route" (NEAT) are likely to be CHF 302 m higher than calculated in the summer, due essentially to geological fault zones, uncertainties about the planned route and costly rail securing techniques.
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Breakthrough in the Lötschberg railway tunnel
by zopemaster published May 04, 2005 last modified Jul 07, 2021 01:04 AM — filed under: ,
28 April saw the breakthrough right in the middle of the almost 3-kilometer-long Lötschberg rail tunnel under the Swiss Alps.
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Switzerland: NEAT costs have doubled
by zopemaster published Jul 27, 2006 last modified Jul 07, 2021 01:05 AM — filed under: ,
More than 600 participants from all over Europe recently convened in Lucerne/CH for this year's Swiss Tunnel Congress to find out more about the state of progress with the New Alps Transversal Route, or Neat.
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The Alps' longest railway tunnel
by zopemaster published Jun 22, 2007 last modified Jul 07, 2021 01:21 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
Last weekend saw the official inauguration ceremony of the Lötschberg base tunnel in Switzerland after a construction period of eight years. At 34.6 km it is the third longest railway tunnel in the world. The new link between the Bernese Oberland and the Valais drastically reduces the journey time.
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Lyon-Turin: Environment Ministry gives bad marks
by zopemaster published Feb 22, 2012 last modified Jul 07, 2021 01:17 AM — filed under: ,
Criticism of the planned Lyon-Turin rail line is growing: environmental organisations have rejected the megaproject, as has the conservative UMP party in Savoy. The French Environment Ministry is now also expressing doubts.
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Work begins on Semmering Tunnel
by zopemaster published Apr 26, 2012 last modified Jul 07, 2021 01:07 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
The authorisation proceedings have yet to be concluded, but the excavators are already on the move for the building of the Semmering rail tunnel. Austrian politicians have given the project the green light, ignoring loud protests and empty state coffers.
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CIPRA's point of view:Italian French Summit: modal shift gets red light
by zopemaster published Dec 12, 2012 last modified Jul 07, 2021 01:08 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
The summit meeting last week between Italian leader Mario Monti and French president François Hollande covered plenty of ground - except for a rapid and effective modal shift from road to rail.
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Italy threatens to grind to a halt
by zopemaster published Sep 18, 2013 last modified Jul 07, 2021 01:08 AM — filed under: , ,
The Gotthard rail tunnel is due to open in 2016, with the aim of transporting the majority of goods between Italy and Switzerland by train. But the necessary infrastructure is lacking in Italy. Will the result be traffic chaos?
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