Gotthard Base Tunnel closed after vehicle fire at exit
- 29 Jan 2024 11:01 am CET
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Rail traffic in the Gotthard Base Tunnel has been interrupted until further notice. The reason is a vehicle that caught fire shortly after 8 a.m. on Monday morning at the end of the base tunnel exit near Faido.
29 workers were evacuated by a fire and rescue train, according to the Ticino cantonal police. Ten of them had to be taken to hospital due to smoke inhalation.