The contract for largest construction lot in Austria has been awarded

- The Pfons-Brenner construction lot includes 50 kilometres of tunnel

- The bidding consortium led by PORR made the...

Guido Tonelli, discoverer of the Higgs boson, guest at BBT

An eminent guest was invited at the BBT Infopoint to relate his discovery, and to bring some light into a topic that is...

The tunnel boring machines for the main tubes are being delivered to Mules

The two tunnel boring machines (TBM) for the construction of the main tubes between Mules and Brennero are currently...

Production of tunnel segments launched at the Hinterrigger plant

The production plant at Hinterrigger, close to the southern end of the exploratory tunnel, has already started up the...

34,000 visitors at the Brenner Base Tunnel World

Since 2016, the BBT Infocenter in Steinach am Brenner has offered an overview of the largest tunnel project in Europe....

Status of the works of the Brenner Base Tunnel

The BBT tunnel system includes about 230 km of tunnels. 81 km have already been excavated.
81 km
230 km
Main tunnels 23 km
Exploratory tunnel 30 km
Other tunnels 28 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 2026. After that, there will be a year of test operations. The tunnel will become fully operational in December of 2027.
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.