Switzerland

Gotthard Base Tunnel Installation of Rail Technology started from the North

Work has commenced on the installation of the rail technology for the Gotthard Base Tunnel (GBT) for the north as well. On September 2, 2011 Renzo Simoni, CEO of the AlpTransit Gotthard AG (ATAG), Oliver Bratschi, Manager for Rail Technology (ATAG) and Rolf Brunner, chairman of the building commission of the Transtec Gotthard JV reported on the extent and the stage reached by activities (Tab.1+2) in the north installation yard for rail technology at Erstfeld. Following completion of the excavation of the 2 tunnel bores and with the supporting operations almost finished, work on installing the...

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Commissioned by: AlpTransit Gotthard AG, Lucerne 2010: 268 pp (23.5 x 30 cm) with 280 Ills. /Tab.; ISBN 978-3-7272-1211-6. Bound. CHF 59.90. Stämpfi Verlag AG, Berne. The Italian version is due out...

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