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Albvorland Tunnel: TBM “Sibylle” Arrives at Wendlingen

The first tunnel boring machine (TBM) “Sibylle” completed its work in early August 2019. It had been used for driving the Albvorland Tunnel between Kirchheim unter Teck and Wendlingen am Neckar. In just over a year and a half, the 120 m long TBM excavated some 700 m of the Albvorland Tunnel’s north tube on the new Wendlingen–Ulm rail route of the Deutsche Bahn. In contrast to “Wanda”, the second tunnel boring machine, which is excavating the Albvorland Tunnel’s south bore, Sibylle did not build the complete tunnel to the portal in Wendlingen am Neckar. 200 m were excavated by conventional...

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