On August 1st, the planning stages commenced building an automated tunnel network that would ship cargo in shipping pods on a self-charging rail system.
Cargo Sous Terrain (CST), or ‘Underground Cargo,’ will begin with a 46-mile (70-kilometer) stretch between Zurich and a central logistics hub in Härkingen/Niederbipp. It could grow to as many as 310 miles of tunnels (500 km) connecting all the Swiss cantons.
Run on renewable energy, the project is …
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Original title: Switzerland’s Brilliant Plan For Underground Cargo Delivery Tunnels to Reduce Traffic is Now Underway