Kurt Gansloser paves railway tunnel carriageway
By Leila Steed12 April 2021
Contractor Kurt Gansloser (KG) has completed the construction of a permanent carriageway in the 8.1km-long Albvorland Tunnel in south west Germany.
Thought to be one of the longest railway tunnels in Germany, the Albvorland forms part of the Deutsche Bahn Stuttgart-Ulm project.
The works to the railway line were carried out to accommodate trains travelling at speeds of up to 250km/h.
KG paved two single-track tunnel bores with five 25cm-thick water-bound base courses. It also installed a 12cm-thick layer of rolled-concrete on top of the base courses, to create the finished track paving...Sign in to continue reading.