Because of the mud and water in the Tunnel is locked, the Lötschberg base tunnel, currently. Through both tunnel tubes, no trains for the time being. This is the BLS informs on Saturday morning.
As the SBB, in the train information service rail info reported, is a part of the inter-city trains between Spiez and Brig. The Euro city - and a part of the inter-city trains will be diverted via Kandersteg. The duration of the disturbance is uncertain.
Daun said, on Saturday, the rear are holding devices overflowed, which is to be constructed by the BLS after the first water break-in of February at the edge of the tracks. It was, therefore, now is the blocking. Both tubes were blocked. The professionals were on-site.
Again, water and Mud break-in in #Lötschberg base tunnel. Currently, both tunnel tubes are blocked. The BLS specialist services are on-site. Shuttle trains operate from Spiez and Brig via the mountain route. Check the Online timetable.— BLS (@blsAG) March 14, 2020
Already in the beginning of February, the lötschberg tunnel for around two weeks, was closed because mud and water had penetrated through the tunnel ceiling. To eliminate the mud and the water, the BLS cost after the first water break-in is already up to 3.5 million Swiss francs. (nfe/sda)
Created: 14.03.2020, 10:29 PMUpdated Date: 14 March 2020, 10:01