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2011-02-28 14:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announced that they are helping Switzerland's leading transportation company, Schweizerische Bundesbahnen (SBB), improve on-time arrivals and increase customer satisfaction to safely and efficiently transport 900,000 passengers and more than 220,000 tons of cargo each day. SBB, one of the most efficient railways in Europe, can find and repair over 50 percent of the typical...

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2010-10-15 12:30:00

The world's longest tunnel was started on Friday using a giant drilling machine to help clear a path deep beneath the Swiss Alps. "The Gotthard will forever be a spectacular and grandiose monument with which all tunnels will be compared," said Swiss Transport Minister Moritz Leuenberger. The 35.4-mile Gotthard base tunnel will connect a new network between northern and southeastern Europe, which could shift truck freight onto rails and decongest the Alps in central Switzerland when it opens...

2010-10-12 07:58:00

BERN, Switzerland, October 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The new Gotthard Base Tunnel - at 57 kilometres the longest railway tunnel in the world - will achieve breakthrough on October 15, 2010. swissinfo.ch is devoting a multimedia special dossier to this important stage in the new transalpine transit route, explaining the most important aspects of the project to people around the world. For 14 years, huge boring machines have been tunnelling through the mountain from Erstfeld in the...

2008-07-22 00:00:17

Supercomputing Systems AG Uses CodeMesh JMS Courier to Create Automated Safety Solution for State-of-the-Art Rail System Schwartz Communications, Inc. John Moran/Brian Kramer, 781-684-0770 codemesh@schwartz-pr.com Logo: http://www.codemesh.com CodeMesh, Inc., the leading provider of solutions for integrating programming languages, today announced that Supercomputing Systems AG, a Zurich-based engineering company, relies on CodeMesh JMS Courier for the railway safety application...


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