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Traveling safely through the Gotthard Base Tunnel with Siemens technology

The world’s longest railway tunnel, The Gotthard Base Tunnel, opens for passenger transport The first passenger train will roll through the Gotthard Base Tunnel early June 2016. Siemens has supplied the tunnel control and fire protection systems for the world’s longest railway tunnel. The sophisticated safety system has over 200,000 sensors, and places maximum demands on logistics and data processing. The control system controls and monitors all installations completely automatically.