List of tunnels in Switzerland

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St. Gotthard Road Tunnel Switzerland

This list of tunnels in Switzerland includes all notable road, rail, waterway, or other tunnels in Switzerland.

Name Length
(Km)
Type Route Notes
Adler Tunnel 5.302 rail Swiss Federal Railways Hauenstein line [1][2]
Aescher Tunnel 2.176 road A4 motorway [3]
Albula Tunnel 5.865 rail Rhaetian Railway Albula line
Arrissoules Tunnel 2.987 road A1 motorway
Baregg Tunnel 1.390 road A1 motorway
Belchen Tunnel 3.180 road A2 motorway
Bözberg Rail Tunnel 2.526 rail Swiss Federal Railways Bözberg railway line
Bözberg Road Tunnel 3.705 road A3 motorway
Bubenholz Tunnel 0.550 road A51 motorway
Bure Tunnel 3.059 road A16 motorway [4]
Cassanawald Tunnel 1.230 road A13 motorway
Ceneri Base Tunnel 15.4 rail Swiss Federal Railways Gotthard line under construction until 2016
Crapteig Tunnel 2.171 road A13 motorway [5]
Cholfirst Tunnel 1.260 road A4 motorway
Felskinn–Mittelallalin Tunnel 1.749 rail Metro Alpin funicular railway, entirely in tunnel
Furka Base Tunnel 15.407 rail Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn Furka–Oberalp line with car transport
Furka Summit Tunnel 1.858 rail Furka Cogwheel Steam Railway superseded by the Furka Base Tunnel, now used by a heritage railway
Giswil Tunnel 2.066 road A8 motorway
Girsberg Tunnel 1.770 road A7 motorway
Glion Tunnel 1.350 road A9 motorway
Gotthard Base Tunnel 57.104 rail Swiss Federal Railways Gotthard line open 1 June 2016
Gotthard Rail Tunnel 15.003 rail Swiss Federal Railways Gotthard line
Gotthard Road Tunnel 16.942 road A2 motorway
Grauholz Tunnel 6.295 rail Swiss Federal Railways Olten–Lausanne line [6][7]
Great St Bernard Tunnel 5.798 road
Grenchenberg Tunnel 8.578 rail BLS AG Grenchenberg line [8][9]
Gubrist Tunnel 3.273 road A1 motorway
Hauenstein Base Tunnel 8.134 rail Swiss Federal Railways Hauenstein line
Hauenstein Summit Tunnel 2.495 rail Swiss Federal Railways Hauenstein line
Heitersberg Tunnel 4.929 rail Swiss Federal Railways Heitersberg line
Hirschengraben Tunnel 2.148 rail Swiss Federal Railways Lake Zürich right-bank line
Jungfrau Tunnel 7.122 rail Jungfrau Railway rack railway, mostly in tunnel
Käferberg Tunnel 2.119 rail Swiss Federal Railways Zürich–Winterthur line
Kerenzerberg Rail Tunnel 3.955 rail Swiss Federal Railways Ziegelbrücke–Sargans line
Kerenzerberg Road Tunnel 5.760 road A3 motorway
Large Hadron Collider 27 sui generis CERN near Geneva contains the world's largest and most powerful particle collider, in a circular loop under the territory of both Switzerland and France
Letten Tunnel 2.093 rail Swiss Federal Railways Lake Zürich right-bank line superseded by Hirschengraben Tunnel, now disused
Lötschberg Base Tunnel 34.57 rail BLS AG Lötschberg line
Lötschberg Tunnel 14.612 rail BLS AG Lötschberg line
Lopper I Rail Tunnel 1.186 rail Zentralbahn Brünig line
Lopper II Rail Tunnel 1.743 rail Zentralbahn Luzern–Stans–Engelberg line
Lopper Road Tunnel 1.590 road A8 motorway
Mappo–Morettina Tunnel 5.518 road A13 motorway [10]
Maroggia Tunnel 0.569 rail Swiss Federal Railways Gotthard line
Milchbuck Tunnel 1.910 road A1L motorway
Mont d'Or Tunnel 6.099 rail Réseau Ferré de France Dijon–Vallorbe line between Switzerland and France[11][12]
Monte Ceneri Rail Tunnel 1.692 rail Swiss Federal Railways Gotthard line twin single-track tunnels; Monte Ceneri I is 1675m in length; Monte Ceneri II is 1692m in length.
Monte Ceneri Road Tunnel 1.412 road A2 motorway
Munt la Schera Tunnel 3.394 road
Ricken Tunnel 8.603 rail Swiss Federal Railways Uznach–Wattwil line
Rosenberg Tunnel 1.466 rail Swiss Federal Railways Winterthur–Rorschach line [13]
Rosenberg Tunnel 1.450 road A1 Motorway [14]
Sachseln Tunnel 5.213 road A8 Motorway
San Bernardino Tunnel 6.596 road A13 motorway
San Nicolao Tunnel 0.680 road A2 motorway
Schöneich Tunnel 0.6 road A1L Motorway
Seelisberg Tunnel 9.292 road A2 Motorway
Sierre Tunnel 2.460 road A9 Motorway
Simplon Tunnel 19.824 rail Swiss Federal Railways Simplon line between Switzerland and Italy
Sonnenberg Tunnel 1.550 road A2 Motorway
Vereina Tunnel 19.058 rail Rhaetian Railway Vereina line with car transport
Wasserfluh Tunnel 3.556 rail Südostbahn Bodensee–Toggenburg line [15]
Weinberg Tunnel 4.8 rail Swiss Federal Railways Altstetten–Zürich–Oerlikon cross-city line
Wipkingen Tunnel 1.2 rail Swiss Federal Railways Zürich–Winterthur line extended from 0.959 km in the 1990s
Zermatt–Sunnegga Tunnel 1.545 rail SunneggaExpress funicular railway, entirely in tunnel
Zimmerberg Base Tunnel 9.4 rail Swiss Federal Railways Zürich–Lucerne line
Zürichberg Tunnel 5 rail Swiss Federal Railways Zürichberg line

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Adler Tunnel". structurae.net. Retrieved 2014-07-16.
  2. ^ Eisenbahnatlas Schweiz. Verlag Schweers + Wall GmbH. 2012. p. 2. ISBN 978-3-89494-130-7.
  3. ^ "Aescher Tunnel". structurae.net. Retrieved 2014-07-17.
  4. ^ "Bure Tunnel". structurae.net. Retrieved 2014-07-17.
  5. ^ "Crapteig Tunnel". structurae.net. Retrieved 2014-07-17.
  6. ^ "Grauholz Tunnel". structurae.net. Retrieved 2014-07-16.
  7. ^ Eisenbahnatlas Schweiz. Verlag Schweers + Wall GmbH. 2012. p. 19. ISBN 978-3-89494-130-7.
  8. ^ "Grenchenberg Tunnel". structurae.net. Retrieved 2014-07-16.
  9. ^ Eisenbahnatlas Schweiz. Verlag Schweers + Wall GmbH. 2012. p. 9. ISBN 978-3-89494-130-7.
  10. ^ "Mappo-Morettina Tunnel". structurae.net. Retrieved 2014-07-17.
  11. ^ "Tunnel du Mont d'Or". structurae.net. Retrieved 2014-07-16.
  12. ^ Eisenbahnatlas Schweiz. Verlag Schweers + Wall GmbH. 2012. p. 28. ISBN 978-3-89494-130-7.
  13. ^ "Rosenberg Tunnel (Saint Gallen)". structurae.net. Retrieved 2014-07-17.
  14. ^ "Rosenberg Tunnel (Saint Gallen, 1987)". structurae.net. Retrieved 2014-07-17.
  15. ^ Eisenbahnatlas Schweiz. Verlag Schweers + Wall GmbH. 2012. pp. 14–15. ISBN 978-3-89494-130-7.

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