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New Ebensfeld-Erfurt Route: Lichtenholz Tunnel

The two-track Lichtenholz Tunnel with a length of 931 m located in the District of Lichtenfels is part of the 107 km long new railway line between Ebensfeld and Leipzig (with a total of 22 tunnels), which belongs to the 500 km long new and upgraded Nuremberg-Erfurt/Halle route of the Ger-man Unity Transport Project 8 involving investments of around 10 bill. euros.

The Lichtenholz Tunnel after the Reitersberg Tunnel is the second of eight underground structures on which work has commenced in conjunction with the new Ebensfeld-Erfurt line in Bavaria. It was started on at the beginning of June...

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