On Sunday, 13 December, timetabled passenger and freight services started operating through the Ceneri Base Tunnel, completing the NRLA.
Passengers had to be evacuated from their train in the Ceneri Base Tunnel due to technical problems with the vehicle.
The Ceneri Base Tunnel has formally opened, completing the New Railway Link through the Alps (NRLA). Regular services will begin in December.
The Ceneri Base Tunnel, the third largest railway tunnel project in Switzerland, is scheduled to become operational at the end of 2020.
The Ceneri Base Tunnel, the second longest tunnel project in Switzerland, will complete the NRLA project (New Railway Link through the Alps).
SBB has received the authorisation for test operations in the Ceneri Base Tunnel. SBB will run passenger and freight services from September.
The Swiss Federal Office of Transport has confirmed that it will be able to issue the operating licence for the Ceneri Base Tunnel on time.