Re: New Bozberg Tunnel


Am 06.01.2021 um 14:59 schrieb Alan McMillan:
Spending an undoubtedly huge sum of money to build a tunnel that only
shortens the route by less than twenty metres seems a tad profligate
to me.
Perhaps, before ranting about tunnel meters, maybe you should have asked, WHY the new tunnel was built at all. Now, I tell you, the reason was only to widen the profile. It would have been built, even it would have /added/ 18 m to the distance between Hamburg and Reggio di Calabria.

Before a decision was taken, a study was made, if it would be better to enlarge the existing bore or to build a new one. Investment would have been similar but the restriction during the building time weighed out any difference. This was, BTW, similar with the Albula tunnel.

Markus, G├╝rbetal

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