Inauguration of the new BBT Infopoint and Groundbreaking ceremony for the Isarco River Construction Site

Fortezza 12th July, 2016 – This afternoon, at the Hapsburg fortress in Fortezza, the new Infopoint for the Brenner Base...

EU Transport Commissioner visits BBT-stand at TEN-T-DAYS

Since the Brenner Base Tunnel is one of the most important infrastructural projects in Europe, its promoters participate...

Tantegert wooded marsh

On Saturday, June 25th and Sunday, June 26th 2016, BBT SE, the city of Innsbruck and the Tyrolean Saga and Fable...

Three States - One Goal: The Brenner Base Tunnel

The Minister of the Interior and of Transport for Bavaria, Joachim Herrmann, the Governor of Tyrol Günther Platter, the...

„Multiservice Vehicle“ for TBM supply

In the past few days, an unusual vehicle, a sort of train on tires, has been shuttling back and forth through the...

Status of the works of the Brenner Base Tunnel

The BBT tunnel system includes about 230 km of tunnels. 50 km have already been excavated.
50 km
230 km
Main tunnels 8 km
Exploratory tunnel 21 km
Other tunnels 21 km
This is the length of the Brenner Base Tunnel and the Innsbruck bypass with which it links south of Aldrans. This will make it the longest underground railway connection in the world.
The construction work and the railway outfitting of the Brenner Base Tunnel should be completed by 2025. After that, there will be a year of test operations. The tunnel will become fully operational in December of 2026.
Passenger trains will travel through the tunnel at a top speed of 250 km/h.
measuring stations
Water quality is monitored at 1,350 measuring stations all along the project area.
The trip from Innsbruck to Fortezza takes 80 minutes today. The trip through the BBT will take only 25 minutes.