A line in northwestern Italy might reopen because of rail freight
The railway line connecting Santhia and Arona, in northwestern Italy, is likely to be reopen after it ceased to be used in June 2012. The importance of this line lies in the fact that it is one of three lines that gives access to the Simplon tunnel, which connects Italy with Switzerland on the TEN-T Rhine-Alpine corridor. The idea of reopening the line is justified by the willingness of boosting rail freight on it.
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