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On 1st june 2016, the world's longest railway tunnel was officialy inaugurated, the 57 kilometer long Gotthard Base Tunnel (GBT) through the Alps from near Erstfeld in Uri to south of Bodio in Ticino. Guests who travelled through the tunnel in the "VIP 2" train are moving in Pollegio in front of the operating center sud of the SBB, from where the whole Gotthard line is supervised, dispatched and operated. In front of the building a cab maquette of the "Giruno" train from Stadler Rail. The SBB ordered 29 of this high speed trains mainly for the traffic through the GBT.
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