BBT begins the works of the Sill Gorge construction lot

• Complex construction works will provide the link between the Brenner Base Tunnel and the central station in Innsbruck ...

Exhibit from the Sill gorge construction lot shown in the Tyrol Panorama Museum

An exhibit shown in the Tyrol panorama museum provides detailed information on the Sill gorge construction lot. The...

Exploratory tunnel breakthrough successful

After 16.7 kilometres of TBM excavation, the link between the two construction lots Tulfes-Pfons and Pfons-Brennero is...

Tunnel construction sites: restart of construction activities

Construction sites gradually reopen in the Austrian project area under strict safety measures as regards Covid-19.

Brenner Base Tunnel Company (BBT SE) stops construction site operations

BBT SE is following developments in the current epidemiological emergency very closely. In order to maintain and...

Status of the works of the Brenner Base Tunnel

The BBT tunnel system includes about 230 km of tunnels. 132 km have already been excavated.
132 km
230 km
Railway tunnel 43 km
of 120 km
Exploratory tunnel 50 km
of 61 km
Other tunnels 39 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.