Bern, 18.12.2019 With the opening of the Ceneri Base Tunnel in December 2020, another piece of the puzzle has been completed for an efficient north-south link through Switzerland. However, the expansion of the international freight corridor is delayed by at least a decade. The productivity increases in international combined transport are therefore only half as high as originally planned.

The Federal Council recognises the delayed implementation in principle and is presenting a "Package of measures to strengthen modal shift" in the modal shift report of 13.11.2019. From the point of view of the Swiss freight transport industry, however, the proposed measures are not sufficient. In order to maintain the competitiveness of UCT (Unaccompanied Combined Transport) in transalpine transport and to continue the modal shift, the industry calls for additional measures.

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