Switzerland

Bahn 2010 eliminates Bottlenecks

Switzerland in future requires an efficient modern railway system more than ever before. By 2030 it is estimated that there will be an increased demand for up to 30 % more in passenger traffic and up to 50 % for goods transportation. The Bahn 2030 project commissioned by the Federal Council is intended to show possibilities for eliminating existing and future bottlenecks on the Swiss rail network – in keeping with the federal law on the future development of the railway infrastructure (ZEBG) dating from September 2009.

Towards this end the Federal Transport Office (BAV) has worked out 2...

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