Successful inspection of the TBM "Ida" for the Brenner Base Tunnel

The official inspection of the second tunnel boring machine (TBM) for the H41 “Sill Gorge-Pfons” construction lot of the...

100,000 visitors - BBT Tunnel World is still a hot destination!

Today we reached the record number of 100 000 visitors at the BBT Tunnel World. Martin Schneider, Director of the Tunnel...

H41 Sill Gorge-Pfons: start of tubbing production - how work is progressing while the environment is preserved

A large part of the tunnel excavation in the H41 Sill Gorge-Pfons construction lot is carried out by means of Tunnel...

Excavation works are complete in the H71 Isarco Underpass lot - Renaturation is ongoing

In the Isarco River Underpass construction site all tunnel excavation works have been completed. The final linings are...

The first parts of the Lilia Tunnel Boring Machine have reached the H41 construction site for the Sill Gorge-Pfons lot

Today, the first parts of the TBM called “Lilia” were delivered to the H41 construction site for the Sill Gorge-Pfons...

Status of the works of the Brenner Base Tunnel

The BBT tunnel system includes about 230 km of tunnels. 157 km have already been excavated.
157 km
230 km
Railway tunnel 60 km
Exploratory tunnel 55 km
Other tunnels 42 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.