Brenner Base Tunnel - on the anniversary of the signing of the State Treaty, 100 km have been completed

Brenner Base Tunnel - 15 years ago, the State Treaty was signed, starting the planning and subsequently the works for...

The TBM known as “Flavia” is on its way

Shortly after 1 PM, at the Mules construction site for the Brenner Base Tunnel, the first of the two large tunnel boring...

First BBT Level II Post-Graduate Course - Università Federico II in Naples

BBT SE greatly appreciated, and enthusiastically participated in, the initiative of the Department of Civil, Building...

Driving of the last stretch of the exploratory tunnel

Ground-breaking ceremony - for the last stretch of the exploratory tunnel at Wolf / Steinach

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...

Status of the works of the Brenner Base Tunnel

The BBT tunnel system includes about 230 km of tunnels. 101 km have already been excavated.
101 km
230 km
Railway tunnel 28 km
of 120 km
Exploratory tunnel 39 km
of 61 km
Other tunnels 34 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.
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.
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.