The roof of the electrical substation at the H41 Sill-Pfons site: it’s green in more ways than one

In the H41 Sill Gorge-Pfons site, where the tubbing ring segments are produced directly on the construction site, thus...

Tubbing rings for the H53 Pfons-Brenner construction site to travel by rail

The Max Bögl Group in Sengenthal, Bavaria, was awarded the production of more than 54,000 tubbing rings. These will be...

Environmental sustainability: how BBT SE protects environmental resources in the project area

The project vehicle BBT SE is building a sustainable infrastructure that will help improve mobility in Europe. At the...

Isarco underpass construction site: tunnel work completed

In the southernmost lot of the Brenner Base Tunnel, the construction work for the future railway tunnels has been...

Tunnel boring machines: new exhibition on the Munich-Verona railway corridor at Innsbruck Central Station

In the southern part of the gallery at Innsbruck Central Station, the permanent exhibition provides information on the...

Status of the works of the Brenner Base Tunnel

The BBT tunnel system includes about 230 km of tunnels. 160 km have already been excavated.
160 km
230 km
Railway tunnel 62 km
Exploratory tunnel 55 km
Other tunnels 43 km
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.
Passenger trains will travel through the tunnel at a top speed of 250 km/h.
measuring stations
Water quality is monitored at 1,350 measuring stations all along the project area.
The trip from Innsbruck to Fortezza takes 80 minutes today. The trip through the BBT will take only 25 minutes.