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, Göppingen and Bauer Spezialbau, Schrobenhausen. The contract is worth around 87 million euros. Dr. Stefan Kielbassa, the DB-project manager for the Alb Plateau, Albabstieg and Ulm Central Station Link sections commented: “We’re forging ahead with building the new rail route on the Alb Plateau”.

The third route section between Merklingen and Hohenstadt awarded in February involves two particular...

Related articles:

Issue 2015-04 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...

more
Issue 2015-01 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...

more
Issue 2016-05

Stuttgart–Ulm Rail Project: Widderstall Tunnel

1 Classification in the Stuttgart–Ulm Rail Project The Stuttgart-Ulm rail project comprises two part-projects (Fig. 1). These are Stuttgart 21, involving the restructuring of the Stuttgart rail...

more
Issue 2011-04 Germany

New Ebensfeld-Erfurt Rail Route: Lohmeberg and Feuerfelsen Tunnels

Work on producing 2 further tunnels on the 107 km long new rail route (NBS) between Ebensfeld and Erfurt with a designated speed of 300 km/h has begun. The route is part of the 500 km long new and...

more
Issue 2015-04 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...

more