Gotthard Base Tunnel (rail technology)

Rail technology comprises all systems that are central to future rail operations at speeds of up to 250km/h: Rails, switches, traction power systems, electrical systems for the railroad and tunnel-specific equipment, telecommunications systems, and safety and signaling technology.

  • 57 Kilometer long railroad tunnel
  • 2 Billion CHF
As a general contractor, we were responsible as a member of ARGE Transtec Gotthard for the entire railroad technical equipment of the Gotthard Base Tunnel, from project planning to execution, trial operation and commissioning.

Special features: The project involved the installation of 2 x 57 km of slab track in the tunnel with 8 high-speed switches and 31 km of ballast track with 30 switches in the open section

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