BBT SE: handover of the construction area for the new Rio Riol roadway

Fortezza: Today, March 15th 2019, construction began on the new roadway between the SS12 state road and the future...

Breakthrough in the Tulfes–Pfons section

On February 12th, 2019, the last breakthrough by blasting took place in the Tulfes-Pfons section. On that occasion, a...

CORRUPTION PREVENTION

BBT SE receives ISO 37001 certification for its integrated management system

OVER 4,800 VISITORS AT THE OPEN TUNNEL DAY EVENT AND THE BBT CONSTRUCTION SITE IN ISARCO

On Sunday, September 23rd, more than 4,800 enthusiastic visitors came to the construction site of the Isarco River...

Open Tunnel Day in the Brenner Base Tunnel: 5,300 visitors at Austria’s biggest tunnel event

For the first time ever in the BBT project area of Innsbruck, it was possible to visit the various construction stages...

Status of the works of the Brenner Base Tunnel

The BBT tunnel system includes about 230 km of tunnels. 98 km have already been excavated.
bbt-progress
98 km
230 km
Railway tunnel 27 km
of 120 km
Exploratory tunnel 37 km
of 61 km
Other tunnels 34 km
of 49 km
64
kilometres
This is the length of the Brenner Base Tunnel and the Innsbruck bypass with which it links south of Aldrans. This will make it the longest underground railway connection in the world.
2027
The construction work and the railway outfitting of the Brenner Base Tunnel should be completed by 2027. After that, there will be a year of test operations. The tunnel will become fully operational in December of 2028.
250
km/h
Passenger trains will travel through the tunnel at a top speed of 250 km/h.
1.350
measuring stations
Water quality is monitored at 1,350 measuring stations all along the project area.
25
minutes
The trip from Innsbruck to Fortezza takes 80 minutes today. The trip through the BBT will take only 25 minutes.