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Did you know …

... that up to one third of the muck can be reused as a natural resource for the tunnel construction?

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

... that the European-level signalling system ERMTS II will be installed?

... that this corresponds to about 16% of the total tunnel kilometres?

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