The Astra has published a traffic forecast for the Easter traffic . The Easter were this year late, impact on the volume of traffic, writes the Federal office for roads.
The reason is that The holidays fall in the spring holidays, with the exception of Schwyz, all cantons. The children are going to be home to many earlier to your Easter residence, mainly in the South. The Astra expects because the fact that the main transport will focus on the North-South axis.
avalanche throughout the night
At the Gotthard, the means are already there as of Wednesday afternoon. So say the statistics. From Maundy Thursday to good Friday is then expected to be the largest volume of traffic. It is possible that the traffic jam before the Gotthard North portal will not resolve the whole night.
Who wants to wait a little, can start according to Astra early in the green Thursday morning, or choose an alternate Route. Offer San Bernardino do-Route the Tunnel through the Great St. Bernard, the Simplon pass and the car transport through the Lötschberg and Simplon.
On these routes, congestion is a risk. Click to Enlarge. Map: Viasuisse
But also on the alternative routes, it can come to waiting periods. These main roads and border crossings may be temporarily overloaded:
Spiez–Kandersteg, Gampel–Goppenstein (return trip) fountain Bellinzona–Flüelen (Axenstrasse) Raron to Brig and Locarno several main roads in the Bernese Oberland, the Grisons and in the Valais side of border crossings Au, Koblenz, St. Margrethen and Thayngen
In these valleys of the loading stations to wait on Saturday between 10 and 15 at times can come:
car transfer Furka in Realp Lötschberg car train in Kandersteg car transport Vereina in Klosters-Selfranga
on the return trip to the loading stations Furka in the upper forest, the Lötschberg tunnel at Goppenstein and Vereina in Sagliains wait times on Saturdays from 11 am to 16 PM, and on Sundays from 15 to 18 clock possible.
caution to Easter: Here you pay the most Road tax For motorways, bridges and tunnels in many places requires a fee – also in Switzerland. Where it is the most expensive.
The majority of your return to everyday life on Easter Monday. Then, the traffic experts expect the longest traffic jams in the direction of the North. Those staying longer in the South, ensure that the return traffic lasts until the beginning of may.
you Want to be during the trip, unforeseen traffic delays up to date, you can download the TCS App. Take the train and need to travel relaxed, you will find tips of the SBB.
Created: 17.04.2019, 10:34 PM