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New Ebensfeld-Erfurt Rail Line: Rehberg and Masserberg Tunnel

Work has begun on a further tunnel for the 107 km long new rail link between Ebensfeld and Erfurt designed to cope with trains travelling up to 300 km/h – involving 22 tunnels altogether 41 km in length (accounting for 38 % of the route). It is part of the 500 km long new and upgraded Nuremberg-Erfurt/Halle line part of the German Unity Transport Project No. 8.

Work on the penultimate of the 14 tunnels in Thuringia for the new Ebensfeld-Erfurt line, the twin-track Rehberg Tunnel (602 m) commenced on May 4, 2010 and on the same day the breakthrough for the 9th tunnel in Thuringia, the...

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