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Symbolic Starting Shot for the mechanized Drive of the Boßler Tunnel

The christening of the “Käthchen” tunnel boring machine (TBM) on November 8, 2014, marked the symbolic starting shot for driving operations on the Boßler Tunnel at the Aichelberg portal. From there the 8806 m long Boßler Tunnel, part of the new Wendlingen-Ulm line in the direction of Filstal/Gruibingen, will be excavated using a 110 m long and roughly 2500 t heavy TBM produced by Herrenknecht.

Parallel to the symbolic start of construction, a special Open Day was held for the general public at the tunnel portal on-site. Interested parties had the opportunity to visit the portal construction...

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