Germany

One Third of the Tunnels of Stuttgart 21 driven

The DB Projekt Stuttgart–Ulm GmbH passed the 20 km mark for tunnelling on the Stuttgart 21 project at the end of September 2016, meaning that more than a third of the tunnels for the reorganisation of the Stuttgart rail node have now been driven. More than 8 km of this tunnel distance has been driven since the start of 2016. „After the laying of the foundation stone, we have now reached another important milestone. I thank all the engineers and miners – we are progressing rapidly“, said Manfred Leger, chairman of the board of DB Projekt Stuttgart–Ulm GmbH.

In the course of disposing of the...

Find out more in the current Issue. Order now.

Related articles:

03/2018 Germany

Albabstieg Tunnel: Inner Lining completed

On the construction of the Albabstieg Tunnel, the consortium of companies Ed. Züblin and Max Bögl working for client DB Projekt Stuttgart–Ulm GmbH have now completed concreting of the last of 945...

more
07/2017 Event

STUVA Conference from 6 to 8 Dec. 2017 in Stuttgart: The international Forum for Tunnels and Infrastructure

The STUVA Conference 2017, the International Forum for Tunnels and Infrastructure, will take place on 6 to 8 December 2017 in Stuttgart. At this „family meeting of the tunnelling industry“, you can...

more
07/2017 Stuttgart 21

Second Bore of the Bad Cannstatt Tunnel broken through

The DB Projekt Stuttgart–Ulm GmbH celebrated the breakthrough of the second (west) bore of the Bad Cannstatt Tunnel on 10 October 2017. This means that in about three and a half years, the two bores...

more

Crossrail’s giant Tunnelling Machine Victoria has joined Sister TBM Elizabeth in Canary Wharf Box, after successfully Breaking Through on 6 June 2013

Crossrail’s eastern tunnelling machines were launched from the Limmo site near Canning Town towards the end of last year to create 8.3 km (5.16 miles) of tunnels from east London to Farringdon –...

more
04/2016 Germany

Half of the Tunnels for the new Railway Line Wendlingen–Ulm are excavated

Another milestone was accomplished on the new railway line Wendlingen–Ulm when the tunnellers crossed over the 30 796 m mark on 19 June. Hence, half of all tunnels on the new railway line are driven....

more