The Ministers for Transport of Italy and Austria and the EU Commissioner for Transport tour the BBT construction sites

Steinach am Brenner / Fortezza - The Italian and Austrian Ministers for Transport, Paola De Micheli and Leonore...

Meeting with the mayors of Tyrol

The new CEO of BBT SE, Martin Gradnitzer, took the opportunity to personally meet and introduce himself to the mayors of...

Record number of visitors to the BBT Infopoints

The Brenner Base Tunnel construction project continues to arouse a great deal of interest.

50% of the excavation work on the Brenner Base Tunnel is complete

Out of a total of 230 km, 115 have been completed

Large-scale emergency drill in the Brenner Base Tunnel

Medical, firefighting and law enforcement personnel train for an emergency

Status of the works of the Brenner Base Tunnel

The BBT tunnel system includes about 230 km of tunnels. 121 km have already been excavated.
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121 km
230 km
Railway tunnel 37 km
of 120 km
Exploratory tunnel 45 km
of 61 km
Other tunnels 39 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.