Heating plant in Fortezza inaugurated

On Saturday 2nd October 2021, the President of the Province of Bolzano Arno Kompatscher, the Mayor of Fortezza Thomas...

Update of Total Project Costs

After the approval of the updated construction programme, on September 7th, 2021 approval was also obtained for the...

European Year of Rail

TEN Coordinator Pat Cox meets decision-makers and mayors along the Brenner Base Tunnel project area

Euregio walking stick at BBT Tunnel World

The Euregio walking stick passed through the brand new BBT Infocenter right at the start of its travels to Tyrol.

Tunnel World: A lot of news after re-opening

After some renovation works, the BBT Infocentre in Steinach am Brenner now offers many new exhibits on display.

Status of the works of the Brenner Base Tunnel

The BBT tunnel system includes about 230 km of tunnels. 146 km have already been excavated.
146 km
230 km
Railway tunnel 51 km
of 120 km
Exploratory tunnel 53 km
of 61 km
Other tunnels 42 km
of 49 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.