Germany

Stuttgart 21 and new Wendlingen-Ulm Rail Line

 
The Stuttgart terminus station is being modified to form a through station after being turned by 90° and laid deeper. In future it will possess 8 tracks and four 420 m long central platforms – with all the new tracks set at a depth of some 11 m. The station will be linked in all directions to the regional and supraregional rail networks via 4 access tracks at both ends. The construction work for the Stuttgart deep-lying station, including the access tunnels at the north and south ends produced by cut-and-cover, has already been commissioned (300 million euros). The project involves 9 tunnels...

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