100 Years of Jungfraubahnen

World Brands in Tourism and Technology united at 3,454 m

Something that began ceremoniously at the EXPO World Fair in Shanghai in summer 2010 is to find a glorious conclusion on the Jungfraujoch on August 1, 2012. Around 250 m of rock for the building of the new visitors’ centre and a great deal of work has still to be tackled. By then 14.5 mill. CHF will have been invested. Man and machine currently working in 3 shifts 24/7 will be stretched to their limits. Under the direction of the Frutiger AG, Avesco has provided all key pieces of equipment such as for instance the DD420 mining jumbo and the LH307 tunnel loader from Sandvik. 

The Jungfrau region...

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