What to Expect from Cargo Sous Terrain (CST)?

Dec. 7, 2016

This is how the transportation of goods and city logistics may work in the future: underground, fully automated and funded by the private sector. How strongly can traffic be reduced by CST? How can the logistics industry and Switzerland as a logistics hub gain from CST? How can Switzerland's economy as a whole benefit from CST? And how does the CST concept meet the requirements of spatial planning? A study carried out by INFRAS on behalf of the Swiss Federal Office of Transport (FOT) provides answers.


Underground transportation of goods where surface space is scarce and expensive. 'Cargo Sous Terrain' further develops what is already a common concept used at airports: Entire goods transportation axes shall be moved underground.  Will this be worthwhile? (Photo: Fraport AG)
Underground transportation of goods where surface space is scarce and expensive. 'Cargo Sous Terrain' further develops what is already a common concept used at airports: Entire goods transportation axes shall be moved underground. Will this be worthwhile? (Photo: Fraport AG)

Would you like to know more? Then read the press release (German only) of the Federal Government or the analysis (German only) carried out by INFRAS on behalf of the Swiss Federal Office of Transport (FOT) as a decision-making tool for the government to define its position. Find more facts, pictures and infographics about Cargo Sous Terrain on the project website.

Economic Aspects and Effects of the Project Cargo Sous Terrain (CST) for Switzerland


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Bundesamt für Verkehr BAV

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