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New Ebensfeld-Erfurt Rail Route: Eierberge Tunnel

The two-track Eierberge Tunnel with a length of 3,756 m is a part of the new line between Ebensfeld and Leipzig (with a total of 22 tunnels, altogether 41 km long accounting for 38 % of the route). It belongs to the 500 km long new and upgraded line between Nuremberg and Erfurt/Halle of the German Unity Transport Project 8 involving investments of some 10 bill, euros. The Eierberge Tunnel is the longest one in the Bavarian section.

It is being produced by mining means with up to 70 m overburden with an excavated cross-section of up to 170 m² with the top cover method being applied in some...

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