Switzerland

Porr Suisse takes Lead on Albula Tunnel II Project

A new tunnel in the Swiss Canton of Graubünden, to be built within the next four years, should secure a long-term, winter-proof route between Upper Engadine and the Chur/Landquart region. Rhätische Bahn AG has awarded the tender to build the Albula Tunnel II to a consortium of Porr Suisse (lead and technical management), Walo Bertschinger AG (commercial management) and Società Italiana per Condotte d’acqua S.p.A. (technical comanagement). The tender value of this project is around 125 million Swiss francs. Construction is set to begin in April 2015, after which tunnelling should be completed...

Related articles:

Switzerland ¤ Schweiz

Breakthrough at the Albula Tunnel

The second bore 5860 m long for the Albula Tunnel of the Rhätische Bahn (RhB) in Switzerland was broken through on 3 October 2018 after about three years of construction. The tunnel was driven from...

more
Switzerland

Renovation of the Albula Tunnel approved

The Albula Tunnel opened in 1903 belonging to the Rhaetian Railway (RhB) is 5.8 km long with a single track. A new parallel tunnel is now to be built 30 m away from the existing one owing to damage to...

more
Qatar

Major Contract for Porr in Qatar: Building the Track for Doha Metro

Porr is forging ahead with the construction of the Green Line for the Doha Metro abreast of schedule for the client Qatar Railway Company. In late 2015, Porr was also commissioned to produce the solid...

more
Switzerland

June 10 to 12, 2015: Swiss Tunnel Congress in Lucerne

From June 10 to 12, 2015, the Swiss Tunnelling Society (STC) is staging its annual Swiss Tunnel Congress (STC) for the 14th time in Lucerne’s KKL. As a significant platform for clients, designers,...

more
Switzerland

Renewal of the Albula Tunnel

The Albula Tunnel is located on the Chur-Thusis-St.Moritz/Chur-Thusis-Pontresina-Tirano route. Since 2008, it has been part of the UNESCO world heritage “Rhaetian Railway in the Albula/Bernina...

more