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Did you know …

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

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

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

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


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.