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Did you know …

... that this is the highest level of co-financing ever granted by the EU for an infrastructure project?

... that the BBT is exclusively a railway tunnel?

... that the BBT is the heart of the Scandinavian - Mediterranean TEN-Corridor Nr. 5?

... that the railway traction power supply is 25 kV 50 Hz?

The Brenner Base Tunnel is a horizontal railway line running through the Alps; a railway line for the future. The Brenner Base Tunnel is the main element of the new Brenner railway from Munich to Verona. At 64 km, it is the longest underground railway connection in the world, a pioneering work of engineering and it will markedly improve passenger travel and freight transport through the heart of Europe.


  • The Brenner Base Tunnel - a new link through the Alps
  • project area Innsbruck
  • project area Steinach am Brenner
  • project area Mauls
  • map of the project area 2015