Intermodal Rail Traffic Through Switzerland

January 2002
Logistics & Transport Focus;Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p48
Trade Publication
RAlpin AG's Rolling Autobahn (ROLA) through the Loetschberg-Simplon axis in Switzerland is recording steady growth. Until the end of October, it has transported some 12,500 road vehicles. It load factor averages 70 percent. The Rola service offers trucks with a corner height of up to four-meter rail transit between Freiburg in Breisgau, South Germany and Novara, North Italy. Its annual capacity totals 105,000 road vehicles. Members of the RAlphin AG syndicate, which was formed in April 2001 in Berne are Hupac, BLS Loetschbergbahn and the Swiss Federal Railways.


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