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Brenner Base Tunnel Tulfes-Pfons

This construction phase, to the value of 380 million Euro was awarded in the Summer of 2014 to the Strabag/Salini-Impregilo joint venture.

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Brenner Base Tunnel Tulfes-Pfons

Client:

Strabag / Salini-Impregilo Consrotium

Location:

Tulfes, Austria

Construction period:

09/2014 - 2019

Executing companies:

RK safetec
Contract value: 

3.1 Mil. EUR

The Brenner Base Tunnel (BBT) is a railway tunnel connecting Austria to Italy. It starts in Innsbruck and ends 55kms further at Franzenfeste. If the Innsbruck bypass into which it runs out, is added, the Alp-throughfare has a total length of 64 kilometers – making this the world’s largest underground railway connection.

This construction phase, to the value of 380 million Euro was awarded in the Summer of 2014 to the Strabag/Salini-Impregilo joint venture. During September 2014, the works already started and is planned to end early 2019. This phase furthermore includes the demolition of approximately 38 kilometers of existing tunnel track.

Services

  • Access controls at 14 cabinet centers
  • Video surveillance at the cabinet centers and in the tunnel
  • Ventilation control system inside the tunnel
  • Area-wide GSM coverage inside the tunnel
  • Area-wide TETRA coverage and 70 cm fire department wireless communication system inside the tunnel
  • Wide coverage WLAN inside the tunnel as well as across the entire construction site
  • Locating staff inside the tunnel using a zone grid of 500 x 333m
  • Audible and visual alarm system inside the tunnel
  • Emergency telephones inside the tunnel

Magnitude of services

  • 120 Cable distribution cabinets
  • 120 Emergency telephones
  • 150 Access points
  • 85 RFID Readers
  • Approximately 90 km of fibre optic cables
  • 37 GSM Remote Units
  • 37 Tetra / 70 cm Remote Units