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Digital drive
29 October, 2021
Digital technology promises multiple benefits and is making huge inroads in many sectors but its take-up in tunnelling and other infrastructure projects is still at relatively early stages. Report by Patrick Reynolds

Trans Euro Express
17 July, 2020
The Magistrale is a 1,500km high-speed rail project that will link France, Germany, Austria, Slovakia and Hungary. Julian Champkin reports on the tunnelling through Germany’s Swabian Alps.

DB Netz proposes new tunnel as part of rail upgrade
08 June, 2020
Recently unveiled plans by German rail-infrastructure provider Deutsche Bahn Netz for electrifying the 120km line from Nuremburg to Schirnding via Marktredwitz include the construction of a new 5.5km tunnel. This will be in addition to the modification of over 100 bridges and 10 tunnels that will be required for the introduction of the 15kV, 16.7Hz overhead system.

Work begins on Munich underground station
19 May, 2020
Works are continuing on Munich’s 11km Second Core S-Bahn railway line with the construction of the underground station Munchen Hauptbahnhof beneath the central railway terminal. Work began in late April on diaphragm walls up to 65m deep which will form part of the retaining structure and outer shell of the new underground station, located 41m below ground level. Construction will use the top-down method following the partial demolition of an existing structure.

Filder Tunnel western breakthrough
23 August, 2018
Germany – The TBM boring the western tube of the 9.5km twin tube Filder Tunnel broke through in late July. As Tunnels and Tunnelling goes to press, the 120m-long, 10.82m-diameter Herrenknecht multi-mode machine is being disassembled and turned around inside a 120m-long cavern. In autumn it will bore a 3.4km section of the eastern tube to complete the tunnel.

Deutsche dip
19 June, 2018
Alex Conacher speaks to Stuva’s managing director Roland Leucker about the current challenges facing metro work in Europe’s largest economy

ULM Approach Tunnel
29 March, 2017
Excavation of Germany’s Albabstieg tunnel was completed in December representinga major milestone in the creation of a new high speed rail line to Stuttgart

Going Live
30 January, 2017
Tunnellers must advance through a ring of frozen ground protecting a live railway in order to build the Rastatt Tunnel and create vital new capacity along this crucial European transport corridor

Filder tunnel
30 October, 2015
Progress is good so far on the Filder, biggest of the Stuttgart 21 rail project tunnels in southern Germany.

Zublin/Hochtief to build Rastatt rail tunnel
12 August, 2014
GERMANY/SWITZERLAND - A joint venture led by Züblin and Hochtief was commissioned by DB Netz AG to deliver the shell construction of the "Rastatt Tunnel". The tunnel project is part of planning approval section 1.2 of the new railway route between Karlsruhe and Basel. The contract volume amounts to approximately EUR 312M (USD 417.6M).

Albabstieg Tunnel contract awarded
08 August, 2013
Strabag subsidiary Ed Züblin has been awarded as lead JV member a EUR 250M (USD 334M) contract by Deutsche Bahn to build the 5.9km Albabstieg Tunnel along the new Wendlingen–Ulm rail line in Germany.

Bad Canstatt awarded to Alpine-Hochtief-W&F JV
04 April, 2012

Where the work is
18 October, 2011
As T&TI goes to press the general and business media are awash with stories of economic gloom and dire predictions, and yet the tunnelling industry in Western Europe seems relatively buoyant. Can this comparatively happy state continue? Maurice Jones checks on the major current and planned projects and the prospects for some big players headquartered in Western Europe

Channel Tunnel risk profile for policy
13 April, 2011
This article is based on a the presentation by Richard Clifton to the 2nd Annual Fire Protection and Safety in Tunnels Conference held in Milan, Italy, in October 2010. The presentation was entitled ‘Case Study: An exploration of Channel Tunnel design and operation, factoring in risk profile, to assess key safety policies’. Richard Clifton is chairman and head of the UK delegation to the Channel Tunnel Safety Authority within the Office of Rail Regulation, UK

Saving the tunnel customer
19 October, 2010
Although passing through tunnels is statistically one of the safest means of transport, major incidents have given the impression of wider potential danger. The aftermath of the Mont Blanc Tunnel fire and tunnel safety surveys have highlighted real areas of concern. Much of the subsequent attention has been on protecting tunnel structure by so-called ‘passive’ means, but humanitarian concerns must be focused on the speed of getting travellers away from the hazardous areas as soon as possible, for the dangers to life work much more quickly than dangers to structure. Maurice Jones reviews some best practice and developments to improve the chances of survival

Eurotunnel snaps up rail freight company
01 June, 2010

Eurotunnel plans high-speed trains
11 March, 2010

Osterberg rail bores begin
20 April, 2009

More Erfurt rail tunnels
05 June, 2008

Interest sought for Frankfurt and North Rhine
07 August, 2007