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Ceneri base tunnel


Guerbetaler
 

Am 21.05.2020 um 00:02 schrieb Martin Baumann:
bahnonline.ch reported
It is a simple copy of the press release from the Federal Office of
Transport

that the tunnel will open on schedule in December but that most of
the opening ceremony will be cancelled: (German)
which is available in German, French and Italian (switch top right)

<https://www.bav.admin.ch/bav/de/home/publikationen/medienmitteilungen.msg-id-79201.html>

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Martin Baumann
 

bahnonline.ch reported today that the tunnel will open on schedule in December but that most of the opening ceremony will be cancelled:

https://tinyurl.com/ybcpldsz

(German)


Martin Baumann
 

Outgoing SBB Boss Andreas Meyer implied today that the tunnel will not now open in December:

https://www.blick.ch/news/wirtschaft/sbb-chef-im-interview-zu-seinem-letzten-arbeitstag-meyer-sagt-tschuess-id15821823.html


Martin Baumann
 
Edited

The tunnel will be taken into service overnight 29.02 to 01.03 to start test running. At the same time Taverne to Lugano will be converted to ETCS Level two signalling (which the tunnel will have from the start)

The Federal opening ceremony is scheduled for 04.09.2020 and an opening festival will take place 12/13.12.2020 Timetabled traffic will start on the 13th