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Impulse Lecture by Heinz Ehrbar in Munich/D

The Gotthard is a myth in Switzerland. Developments spanning centuries and historically significant events right up to the founding of Switzerland are associated with this region. During the 1930s, the initial proposals for a Base Tunnel were developed. In the early 1970s the concept of a railway Base Tunnel was contemplated instead of a motorway tunnel – however without success.

The perceptively negative effects of road traffic in the narrow Alpine valleys following the opening of the road tunnel in 1980 called for a railway Base Tunnel. In a decision-making process, which is only possible...

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Issue 2015-04 Switzerland

Ceneri Base Tunnel: Operational opening delayed to December 2020

The legal dispute concerning the award of the railway systems for the Ceneri Base Tunnel has consequences. An intensive review by the constructor, AlpTransit Gotthard Ltd (ATG), has concluded in...

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Switzerland

Ceneri Base Tunnel: Operational opening delayed to December 2020

The legal dispute concerning the award of the railway systems for the Ceneri Base Tunnel has consequences. An intensive review by the constructor, AlpTransit Gotthard Ltd (ATG), has concluded in...

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Issue 2017-02 Switzerland

Dieter Schwank will be the new AlpTransit Gotthard AG Chairman

The Administrative Council of the AlpTransit Gotthard AG (ATG) elected Dieter Schwank as its new board chairman in mid-February 2017. Currently Dieter Schwank is in charge of the department for legal...

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Switzerland

Dieter Schwank will be the new AlpTransit Gotthard AG Chairman

The Administrative Council of the AlpTransit Gotthard AG (ATG) elected Dieter Schwank as its new board chairman in mid-February 2017. Currently Dieter Schwank is in charge of the department for legal...

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Issue 2011-03 Switzerland

Gotthard Base Tunnel finished early

According to a communication sent by the Administrative Council of the AlpTransit Gotthard AG (ATG) to the NEAT Supervisory Authority (the body responsible for the new Alpine transport routes) the...

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