Re: Gotthardbahn

Ewan Tait

On 24 Jan 2021, at 16:03, csipromo via <> wrote:

I was under the understanding that there were still freights over the old route if those trains included loads that were not authorized for the base tunnel. I don't know if this has changed over the past few years.
Upon opening, all freight was authorised for the GBT as far as I’m aware.

Subsequently a problem arose with aggregate trains as the dust that they produce was causing following trains to overheat. Aggregate trains were, when I looked a few years ago, going over the mountain route. But there was only ever one or two a day in each direction.



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