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Transitgas Pipeline Shut Down For Inspection

What: the southern leg of Transitgas pipeline
Where: Swiss-Italy gas pipeline
When: Oct 14
Why: After heavy rain bared part of the Transitgas pipeline that goes through parts of Switzerland and Italy, the pipeline was shut down. The pipeline runs through the Alps. In 2010, it was shut down for months after a rockslide. Currently the pipeline is being inspected to verify that the rains have caused no damage. The shutdown is expected to continue until October 18, 2011.

After the 18th, it is expected that gas will again be sent through the pipeline.