Germany

New Wendlingen–Ulm Rail Route: Imberg Tunnel Breakthrough

The DB Projekt Stuttgart-Ulm GmbH broke through the almost 220 m long mined section of the Imberg Tunnel on the new Wendlingen–Ulm rail route on June 30, 2015 following a three-month construction period. In spite of tricky conditions – the Imberg partially consists of karstified limestone – according to the DB work is forging ahead as scheduled.

The Imberg Tunnel is only 499 m long, making it one of the shortest on the Stuttgart–Ulm rail project. It is being excavated partly by cut-and-cover as well as by mining techniques. On account of the fact that the tunnel contains two tracks it...

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Issue 01/2015 Germany

Construction starts on the Imberg Tunnel

In November 2014 the Deutsche Bahn commenced work on the Imberg Tunnel on the 60 km long new Wendlingen–Ulm rail route on the Alb Plateau. First of all construction pits were produced at both ends...

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Issue 03/2015 Germany

New Wendlingen–Ulm Rail Route on the Alb Plateau forging ahead

The Deutsche Bahn AG awarded the contract for the Merklingen-Hohenstadt route section of the new Wendlingen-Ulm rail route on the Alb Plateau to a JV comprising the contractors Leonhardt Weiss,...

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Issue 02/2015 Germany

Final Plan Approval Resolution for the Wendlingen–Ulm Rail Link

On March 25 the German Federal Railway Authority gave the go-ahead for the final plan approval resolution for the new Wendlingen-Ulm rail route, section 2.1 a/b “Wendlingen-Kirchheim”. The executive...

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Issue 02/2016 Germany

DB awards Implenia the Contract for the Albvorland Tunnel

The DB Projekt Stuttgart–Ulm GmbH awarded the contract to build the 8176 m long Albvorland Tunnel on the new Wendlingen–Ulm route to the Swiss construction and service provider company Implenia in...

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Issue 04/2015 Germany

Boßler Tunnel: 1000 m excavated, mechanized Drive scheduled to be extended

The DB Projekt Stuttgart-Ulm GmbH is forging ahead with the construction of the Boßler Tunnel as planned. It is the longest tunnel on the new Wendlingen-Ulm rail route with a length of 8806 m. The...

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