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No matter how exciting and complex the topic of tunnelling may be, most people know relatively little about it. Unlike you, our dear readers, who have to do with tunnelling in some form or other on a professional daily basis, they usually have a quite different perception of tunnels: the one perhaps as creating a necessary disturbance when telephoning during a train journey, the other as an unpleasant restriction when motoring through an enclosed link. However, everyone tends to sit up and take notice when it’s impossible to enter a tunnel in the first place: Complaints about traffic jams due...

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Issue 03/2014 Denmark/Germany

Fehmarn Crossing – Data and Facts on the Project

At present the Vogelfluglinie ferries travel between Puttgarden on the German island of Fehmarn and Rødby on the Danish island of Lolland. In the process, they cross the 19 km wide Fehmarn Belt....

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Issue 06/2014 4th Munich Tunnelling Symposium

Structural Fire Protection and contractual Concepts in Tunnelling

The Support Association for Structural Engineering of the University of the Bundeswehr (UniBW) Munich staged the 4th Munich Tunnelling Symposium at the end of May in collaboration with the Research...

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Issue 02/2011 Denmark

Construction of a Tunnel instead of a Bridge at Fehmarn Belt

Following one and as half years’ preliminary work with 20 possible tunnel routes and 16 bridge variants being scrutinised, the state-owned Danish planning company Fehmarn A/S has proposed a 17.6 km...

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Issue 03/2018 Networking

STUVA Forum for Young Engineering Professionals: First Workshop on “Digitalisation in Tunnelling”

On April 13, 2018, more than one hundred young engineers got together at the Ruhr University in Bochum for the first “STUVA Forum for Young Engineering Professionals” (STUVA-YEP) workshop, set up...

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Issue 04/2018 InnoTrans 2018

International Tunnel Forum with high-profile, compact Rounds of Discussion

The STUVA regularly promotes tunnel forums at the InnoTrans Convention involving high-grade podium discussions and rounds of experts. Here at international level the emphasis is on what will keep us...

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