Gotthard railway line Between Erstfeld and Göschenen on the northern approach to the Gotthard rail tunnel. In the background is the Bristen peak (Swiss Federal Railways) A goods train on the Gotthard line near Erstfeld (Swiss Federal Railways) A goods train loaded with trucks crosses a viaduct near the church at Wassen, one of the most prominent landmarks of the Gotthard line (Keystone) Keystone An InterCity passenger train near Wassen (Swiss Federal Railways) A EuroCity train inside the Gotthard tunnel (Swiss Federal Railways) Two locomotives hard at work on the Gotthard line between Bodio and Giornico in canton Ticino, south of the tunnel. At the top left is the north-south motorway (Keystone) A Cisalpino composition on the Stalvedro bridge near Airolo (Swiss Federal Railways) On the Gotthard south ramp near Giornico showing the San Nicolao and Santa Maria di Casello churches (Swiss Federal Railways) The old Gotthard railway line offers a feast for the traveller's eyes. This content was published on September 6, 2007 - 11:33 September 6, 2007 - 11:33 Share Facebook Twitter E-mail Print Copy link You can find an overview of ongoing debates with our journalists here. Please join us! If you want to start a conversation about a topic raised in this article or want to report factual errors, email us at email@example.com. Sort by Newest first Oldest first Load more More More Swiss federal elections 2023 It's time to decide who sits in the Swiss parliament by casting your vote in the federal elections on October 22. Here's our election guide.