Germany

New Bebenroth tunnel

Parallel to the 135-year old, 953 m long two-track Bebenroth tunnel near Witzenhausen on the railway line between Eichenberg and Oberrieder, the new single-track Bebenroth tunnel will be built in a timeframe of two and a half years. The tunnel will be 1030 m long and will be excavated from the northern portal using blast technology. Excavation began at the end of July 2010. Following completion of the new tunnel tubes in 2012, the new tunnel will be refurbished. This will allow trains to travel through two single-track tunnels – the refurbished old tunnel and the new Bebenroth tunnel. Both...

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Issue 2012-07 Germany

New Bebenroth Tunnel: In Situ Concrete Inner Shell with special Cement

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Issue 2012-02 Germany

Old Busch Tunnel operational again

The almost 700 m long twin-track Old Busch Tunnel (1843) between Aachen and the Belgian border was reopened on October 23, 2011 on a single-track basis following extensive renovation work. In...

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Issue 2010-06 Germany

Start of Construction New Kaiser Wilhelm Tunnel

The 4,205 m long two-track Kaiser Wilhelm Tunnel between Ediger-Eller and Cochem is more than 130 years old and has to be refurbished. Towards this end a new Kaiser Wilhelm Tunnel is to be built...

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Issue 2012-04 Germany

New Kaiser Wilhelm Tunnel

The more than 4.2 km long twin-track Kaiser Wilhelm Tunnel (1877) between Cochem and Ediger-Eller had to be redeveloped. As a result it was decided to build a new Kaiser Wilhelm Tunnel set some 15 m...

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Issue 2014-05 Germany

New Kaiser Wilhelm Tunnel opened in April

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