A massive rockslide happened in Switzerland this June 2012. One of the main train connections between Switzerland and Italy, the Gotthard line was affected. 1 person passed away and 2 others got injured. For several weeks, trains had to be rerouted via Loetschberg and other routes with approx 2 hours additional travel time.
The men at the site, when the accident happened were working on securing the strip, because earlier this year a similar slide had already happened.
This is the Gotthard location.
Find here a photo documentation from Swiss based 20 Minuten Online.
Weeks later the site has been almost cleared.
And the trains run again.
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