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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 31 km of tunnel have already been built?

... 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?


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.