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Sill gorge exploratory tunnel, Ahrenthal access tunnel and Ampas access gallery

The construction of the Brenner base railway tunnel is a joint project between Austria and Italy for both passenger and freight traffic.

Brenner Basistunnel Erkundungsstollen Sillschlucht

Sill gorge exploratory tunnel, Ahrenthal access tunnel and Ampas access gallery

Client:

Consortium EKS Brenner Nord

Location:

Austria

Construction period:

05/2010 - 2014

Executing companies:

RK safetec
Contract value:  290.000 EUR

The Brenner base tunnel (BBT) crosses the Alps along the Munich-Verona axis between Innsbruck and Franzensfeste/Fortezza. With its length of 55 kilometers, it will be the second longest tunnel in the world, once the connection has been made.

Tunnel lengths:
Ampass: 1.350 m
Sill gorge to the Ahrental crossing: 3.300 m
Ahrental to the Sill gorge crossing: 2.400 m

 

Installation of

  • 45 Cable distribution cabinets
  • 45 Emergency telephones
  • 20 WLAN access points
  • 45 RFID-Readers to track access and locate
  • Approx. 30 km fibre optic cables (Multi- and Single mode)
  • 3 Master units und 3 base stations
  • 10 Optic remote units (repeaters)