New Bebenroth Tunnel: In Situ Concrete Inner Shell with special Cement

A new, 1,030 m long single-track tunnel is being produced directly alongside the existing 935 m long, twin-track Bebenroth Tunnel (1872/75) at Witzenhausen between Oberrieden and Eichenberg stations on the Frankfurt/Main-Fulda-Bebra-Göttingen rail route. After completion at the end of 2012, the old tunnel is to be renovated in order to enable trains to run through 2 single-track bores – the upgraded old and the new Bebenroth tunnels, which are linked by an evacuation and rescue gallery. Investments will total some 68 million euros.

Following the start-up in July 2010 at the north portal and...

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