World’s longest tunnel prepares for first scheduled services

World’s longest tunnel prepares for first scheduled services

Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) has received the green light to start operating scheduled train services through the Gotthard Base Tunnel this Sunday..

In pictures: the Gotthard opening’s best moments

In pictures: the Gotthard opening’s best moments

Europe’s leaders stress ‘close ties’ at Gotthard opening

Europe’s leaders stress ‘close ties’ at Gotthard opening

World agog at bizarre Gotthard Base Tunnel opening

World agog at bizarre Gotthard Base Tunnel opening

Political and religious leaders gather for Gotthard opening

Political and religious leaders gather for Gotthard opening

Gotthard base tunnel: what you need to know

Gotthard base tunnel: what you need to know

New rail tunnel proposed under an Alpine pass

New rail tunnel proposed under an Alpine pass

Thousands clamour for historic Gotthard tunnel ride

Thousands clamour for historic Gotthard tunnel ride

Pomp and fanfare set for Gotthard tunnel opening

Pomp and fanfare set for Gotthard tunnel opening

Breakthrough in giant Alpine tunnel

Breakthrough in giant Alpine tunnel