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Did you know …


... that the BBT, at 64 km in length, will be the longest underground railway line in the world?

... that the BBT is the main element of the 2,200 km long railway axis between Berlin and Palermo?

... that the EU is financing a third of the costs?

... that the volume of spoil to be deposited is roughly 17 million m³?



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Did you know …

... that the BBT is a railway tunnel?

... that both freight and passenger trains will travel through the BBT?

... that the EU is financing a third of the costs?

... that the EU has given the BBT the highest level of co-financing ever granted for an infrastructure project?

... that the BBT is the main element of the 2,200 km long railway axis between Berlin and Palermo?

... that the Brenner, at 1,371 m, is the lowest Alpine pass?

... that 32,000 m of prospection boreholes were drilled as part of the project planning?

... that 1,350 water resource measuring points are checked every month in the project area?

... that 31 km of tunnel have already been built?

... that work on the project will last until 2025?

... that the operational speed for freight traffic will be around 120 km/h?

... that the volume of spoil to be deposited is roughly 17 million m³?

... that 17 million cubic meters would fit into a cube 257 meters high?

... that the BBT, at 64 km in length, will be the longest underground railway line in the world?

... that travel time through the tunnel will be more than cut in half?

... that the BBT will have two tunnel tubes with one-way rail traffic?

... that 30% of the BBT will be built using blasting and 70% using a tunnel boring machine?