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Did you know …

... that the BBT is a railway tunnel?

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

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

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


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.