Switzerland

Development and Lowering of the Lucerne Zentralbahn

The metre-gauge Zentralbahn (zb) is being provided with a more efficient infrastructure with several tunnels in Lucerne in the form of a twin-track development and lowering the station facility. In this way the prerequisite for an attractive schedule between Lucerne and Engelberg and Interlaken is to be provided. Furthermore the lowering of the station in Lucerne will help reduce hindrances to traffic and create fewer noise emissions in the city. At the same time a stop is to be provided for visitors to the Allmend fairgrounds and the football stadium currently being built.

The 1,465 m long,...

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