Lower Inn Valley Railway: Route selected between Kundl and Kufstein

The first upgraded section of the new Lower Inn Valley Railway between Kundl and Baumkirchen will start operating in 2012. From then on goods trains will mainly travel underground, something which will lead to a perceptible reduction in noise particularly during night hours. In order to ensure that there would be no protracted bottleneck, the planning process to determine the route between Kundl and the national border near Kufstein was initiated in 2005. This was based on a feasibility study dating from 1993; a pre-selection of the various routes took place in 2008. Subsequently a catalogue...

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