Cross-Channel rail route to Switzerland

Published: 27 December, 2023

Switzerland is one of the places that it hard to reach by rail from the UK. Journeys are long and involve a dash across Paris to change trains. Wouldn’t it be nice to go direct, and in under six hours?

The Swiss are late to the cross-channel party but in this article by Alice Scarsi and Maria Orgega, a Swiss MP is reported to be urging his government to support direct rail links between London and Basel. Investment is needed, replied the Swiss Government, so this project may take some years to get off the ground.