Technical specifications

Project description

  • 962 m long double-track railway tunnel
  • 440,000 m³ excavated material with tunnel lining (shotcrete and netting)
  • geophysical and direct soil investigation of the karst-prone rock
  • material processing and backfilling
  • rain retention and reservoir
  • construction of a new parking and toilet facility at "Albhöhe"

Construction method
Cut and cover construction method in arch cross-section

Geology
lower massive limestone

General data

Project
NBS (new construction) Stuttgart-Augsburg Section Wendlingen-Ulm
PFA (section) 2.3 Albhöhe; VE 230-1 Widderstall Tunnel 

Client
DB Projekt Stuttgart-Ulm GmbH

Contractor
Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau AG
as technical leader of a joint venture

Construction period
2013 to 2016

Construction costs
approx. € 43.7 million

Utilisation
Infrastructure
Type
Railway tunnel, double-track
Length
962 m
Construction Method
Cut and Cover construction method in arch cross-section
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