Water flood in LBT


Lötschberg Base Tunnel has been flooded with water pouring from the tunnel top Thursday. For some time the LBT had to be closed completely. At the moment, at least an hourly IC can use the not directly affected second bore. But capacity will be reduced for about a week.

Unfortunately the old Lötschberg tunnel is currently undergoing a refurbishment. This also results in a reduced capacity. Travelling to Visp and Brig will be difficult.

Saturday is the beginning of the ski holidays for many places in Switzerland, which normally results in peak traffic to Visp/Brig and Landquart/Chur...

To be continued.


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