2017 „Südbahntagung“ Conference

The „Southern Railway Link Conference“, or Südbahntagung, has been held biennially since 2009, with its venue alternating between Graz and Leoben. The 2017 conference, organised by the University of Leoben jointly with the Institute of Rock Mechanics and Tunnelling of Graz University of Technology, ÖBB-Infrastruktur AG and the Austrian Society for Geomechanics (ÖGG) took place, with 270 attendees, in Leoben on 30 November and 1 December 2017.

Austria‘s „southern line“ is an important internal rail link on the Baltic-to-Adriatic route. Two of Europe‘s largest tunnel projects are under...

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