New gender separate toilets on Swiss trains

New gender separate toilets on Swiss trains

May 3, 2019, 5:48 a.m.
For the first time, Swiss trains will have gender separated toilets. The new trains will run through the Gotthard Bas...
Gotthard train tunnel closed due to two different problems

Gotthard train tunnel closed due to two different problems

Sept. 13, 2018, 6:44 a.m.
The Gotthard Base Tunnel was closed for several hours yesterday after two unrelated incidents.
Uri police rethink road rules after media outcry

Uri police rethink road rules after media outcry

June 27, 2018, 6:12 a.m.
Policed in canton Uri are ready to discuss animal transport after a media storm revealed how newly implemented rules ...
Farmers complain about new road rules in Uri

Farmers complain about new road rules in Uri

June 26, 2018, 7:12 a.m.
Uri cantonal police are under fire for not allowing farmers taking their cows to their summer grazing sites in Ticino...
Major passes open later today

Major passes open later today

May 25, 2018, 6:15 a.m.
Travelling across the Alps will get easier today as the Gotthard Pass will be opened to traffic after the winter clos...
Drivers tackled major delays at Gotthard after fire

Drivers tackled major delays at Gotthard after fire

May 22, 2018, 6:03 a.m.
Holiday makers suffered major jams at the Gotthard Tunnel over the long weekend as the San Bernadino tunnel had to be...
Gotthard racer to go to jail

Gotthard racer to go to jail

April 27, 2018, 6:44 a.m.
Justice has finally caught up with the Gotthard racer.  A man, identified only as Christian R will have to serve...
Easter traffic lighter than expected - but unprepared drivers cause problems

Easter traffic lighter than expected - but unprepared drivers cause problems

April 3, 2018, 8:49 a.m.
Traffic heading through the Gotthard tunnel this Easter holiday was lighter than expected. It’s thought the col...
Traffic to be heavy this weekend

Traffic to be heavy this weekend

March 29, 2018, 7:02 a.m.
Traffic is expected to be heavy over the long Easter weekend. Jams at the Gotthard Tunnel started yesterday – w...
'Gotthard Racer' could escape jail - Ticino minister outraged

'Gotthard Racer' could escape jail - Ticino minister outraged

March 22, 2018, 7:01 a.m.
The German driver, nicknamed the Gotthard Racer, may escape a prison term – despite being sentenced to a spell ...
Donations mean crash victim's body can be returned to Germany

Donations mean crash victim's body can be returned to Germany

Dec. 19, 2017, 5:48 a.m.
The body of the 22 year old driver who died in a crash in Gotthard tunnel can now be returned home to Germany after l...
Two dead in Gotthard Tunnel crash

Two dead in Gotthard Tunnel crash

Dec. 14, 2017, 10:13 a.m.
Two people were killed and four more seriously injured in a horrific crash in the Gotthard Tunnel yesterday morning.
New tunnel boosts Ticino tourism

New tunnel boosts Ticino tourism

Dec. 11, 2017, 6:42 a.m.
The Gotthard Tunnel, which was finished a year ago this month – has had a significant impact on tourism in cant...
German driver who raced through Gotthard Tunnel may soon be behind bars

German driver who raced through Gotthard Tunnel may soon be behind bars

Dec. 6, 2017, 6:52 a.m.
The German driver who outraged Switzerland with his high speed journey through the country, including the Gotthard Tu...
New Gotthard tunnel construction could start in 2020

New Gotthard tunnel construction could start in 2020

Oct. 26, 2017, 6:39 a.m.
The government says drilling on a new road tunnel for the Gotthard could start in 2020. The people voted to build the...
Thousands stuck in Gotthard jam

Thousands stuck in Gotthard jam

Oct. 25, 2017, 8:41 a.m.
Thousands of motorists were stuck in a major jam yesterday trying to get through the Gotthard Tunnel.
Holiday makers suffer major delays in the annual getaway

Holiday makers suffer major delays in the annual getaway

Aug. 7, 2017, 6:51 a.m.
Holiday makers returning from time away and those setting off for a summer trip found themselves in long, slow-moving...
Car fire closes Gotthard Tunnel

Car fire closes Gotthard Tunnel

June 16, 2017, 9:15 a.m.
A car fire stopped traffic in the Gotthard Tunnel for three hours yesterday, causing major jams.
Gotthard Tunnel too successful?

Gotthard Tunnel too successful?

June 6, 2017, 8:26 a.m.
The Gotthard Base Tunnel is one year old – and it seems it’s being too successful for its own good.
Ticino hopes to extradite German driver

Ticino hopes to extradite German driver

May 3, 2017, 9:24 a.m.
Authorities in canton Ticino are preparing the documents to bring a German driver back to Switzerland to face justice...
Gotthard train services suffer teething problems

Gotthard train services suffer teething problems

Feb. 7, 2017, 9:20 a.m.
Train services through the new Gotthard tunnel are having teething problems with capacity and punctuality.
Successful first services through Gotthard Tunnel

Successful first services through Gotthard Tunnel

Dec. 12, 2016, 10:37 a.m.
Swiss Federal Railways are celebrating a successful start to services through the 57km long Gotthard Tunnel.
Trains start running through Gotthard Tunnel Sunday

Trains start running through Gotthard Tunnel Sunday

Dec. 9, 2016, 10:50 a.m.
Trains will start running through the Gotthard Base tunnel this Sunday.
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