On Air Now
WRS Music

WRS Music

Music hits throughout the day
Listen Live
Just Played
BBC Newshour Extra

BBC Newshour Extra

10 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Next on WRS

New tunnel will make Ticino even closer

National News // Aug. 30, 2019

The new Ceneri Base Tunnel in Ticino will be officially opened in September next year by the president, say the government.


pixabay New tunnel will make Ticino even closer

It will make getting to Lugano faster and is part of the Alpine Link which was given the go ahead by voters 28 years ago.

While it will be faster for train passengers, one of the main reasons for the new tunnel is to carry freight from the north to the south – reducing the number of trucks on the roads.

Trains will start running at the end of next year.


Tags: ticino, train

Related articles