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Transportation of hazardous materials, traffic re-directed via Arlberg

As a result of the total closure of the Rastatt tunnel (DB-Infra), the main axis of the Rail Freight Corridor Rhine-Alpine, all freight trains from Germany had to be re-directed to Switzerland over a wide area in August and September, and among others, Walser Eisenbahn also steered trains transporting hazardous goods from the border in Kufstein to the border in Buchs SG for various railway undertakings.

Block train transporting gas in Völs in the direction of the Arlberg tunnel

Block train transporting gas in Völs in the direction of the Arlberg tunnel

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