Topic: Switzerland

Switzerland boosts rail links to China

As many factories in China have returned to normal operations after the recent COVID-19 outbreak, first signs of capacity shortages for both air and sea freight are starting to emerge. To address growing demand in...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Freight train in Switzerland. Photo: Siemens

More money for rail freight in Switzerland

An additional amount of 295 million Swiss Francs has been allocated by the Swiss government to support rail freight traffic. Instead of the 90 million Swiss Francs reserved by the Federal Council, the National Council...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Gotthard Tunnel

Rail connection Genoa-Lugano to be improved

The European Investment Bank is analysing an infrastructure project to improve the rail freight connection between the Port of Genoa (Italy) and Lugano (Switzerland), covering around 210 kilometres. The project, named LuMiMed, includes new railway...Read more
|Comment|author: Jose Gutierrez