BBT compensation measures: High-water protection measures for the Isarco river

Using the BBT fund for compensation measures, the Provincial Dept. for mountain stream control and avalanche barrier...

The Brenner Base Tunnel company has new leadership

Starting on September 18th, 2019, two well-known rail experts, Martin Gradnitzer and Gilberto Cardola will take the helm...

For the first time ever, Bishop Glettler celebrated the Holy Mass at the Open Tunnel Day

About 4000 visitors had a look behind the scenes of Europe’s biggest tunnel building site.

Opening of the three-track entrance to Innsbruck Central Station

The opening of the entrance to Innsbruck Central Station is another big step in the construction of the Brenner Base...

BBT SE: New waterworks in Vizze

As part of today's information evening in Caminata, Vizze, the recently completed 5.5 km long water pipeline was handed...

Status of the works of the Brenner Base Tunnel

The BBT tunnel system includes about 230 km of tunnels. 110 km have already been excavated.
110 km
230 km
Railway tunnel 33 km
of 120 km
Exploratory tunnel 42 km
of 61 km
Other tunnels 35 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.