Visual of the Ligerz tunnel

New Swiss Ligerz Tunnel opening postponed by three years

Visual of the Ligerz tunnel SBB

The start of operations in the Ligerz Tunnel, at the southern foot of the Jura Railway line in Switzerland, has been postponed by three years to the end of 2029. According to Swiss Federal Railways (SBB), this change is due to protests and appeals, as well as adjustments to the working method because of new environmental protection requirements.

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Author: Emma Dailey

Emma Dailey is an editor at RailTech.com and RailTech.be.

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