Scope of work
Section 3.1: Tunnelling under the southern part of Zurich Main Station and construction of a shaft in front of the southern part,
Section 3.2: Double-track railway tunnel (main tunnel) and parallel escape and rescue tunnel, total length of main
Section 3.1: Auxiliary tunnels: tunnel excavator with pipe and spile canopy support systems
Section 3.2: Main tunnel: TBM tunnelling using a convertible TBM
Section 3.1: Ground moraine (glacial gravels)
Section 3.2: Rock (molasse) and loose rock (gravel, lake sediments)
Weinberg Tunnel, Sections 3.1 and 3.2, Zurich,
as part of the Zurich Main Station-Altstetten-Oerlikon Diameter Line
Schweizerische Bundesbahnen SBB
[Swiss Federal Railways]
represented by Infrastruktur-Projekt Management Durchmesserlinie
Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau AG
in a joint venture
September 2007 to May 2014
€ 246 million
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