Germany

One year after the Incident: The Situation at the Rastatt Tunnel

One year after the incident of 12 August 2017, works are proceeding at the Rastatt Tunnel. The removal of the concrete plug in the east bore has been completed and the detailed investigation program was finished in September 2018. The evidence gathering and arbitration process agreed between the consortium Tunnel Rastatt (Hochtief and Züblin) and Deutsche Bahn to clarify the causes of the damage during tunnel driving will last until the start of 2019.

After the incident, intensive work was carried out to remedy the damage to the Rheintalbahn line and permanently stabilize the ground above the...

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One year after the Incident: Current Situation at the Rastatt Tunnel

One year after the incident of 12 August 2017, works are proceeding at the Rastatt Tunnel. The removal of the concrete plug in the east bore has been completed and the detailed investigation program...

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06/2017 Germany – Rastatt Tunnel

Rheintalbahn Closure lifted on 2 October

On the morning of 12 August 2017, water and earth collapsed into the east bore of the Rastatt Tunnel in the course of construction works. The permanent way and tracks of the Rheintalbahn (Rhine valley...

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05/2015 Austria

Gleinalm Tunnel: Second Bore broken through

After more than a year of tunnelling, the second bore of the 8320 m long Gleinalm Tunnel, the third longest road tunnel in Austria, was broken through in the middle of 2015. After the planned...

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04/2013 Switzerland

Eyholz Tunnel: North Bore broken through

The Eyholz Tunnel between Stald­bach and Grosshüs serves the A?9 motorway to circumvent Visp in the Canton of Valais/CH, passing in the south. It consists of 2 bores set some 30 m apart with 15...

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08/2015 Germany

First Tunnel Boring Machine approved for Rastatt Tunnel

The first of two tunnel boring machines (TBMs) for the Rastatt Tunnel by manufacturer Herrenknecht was approved by the customer, the Tunnel Rastatt JV, on December 8, 2015 at the factory in Schwanau....

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