Where is the Brenner tunnel?

The Brenner Base Tunnel (BBT) is a straight, flat railway tunnel connecting two countries. It runs for 55 km between Innsbruck (in Austria) and Fortezza (in Italy). In May 1994, a railway bypass was opened south of Innsbruck, known as the Inn valley tunnel. This 12.7 km tunnel links to the Brenner Base Tunnel.

How long is the Brenner Pass tunnel?

64 km
When completed in 2025, the 64 km long Brenner Base Tunnel (BBT) will be the world’s longest underground rail tunnel, traversing below the Alps from Innsbruck (Austria) to Fortezza (Italy).

Is the Brenner tunnel open?

The latest delay to the construction of the Brenner Base Tunnel linking Austria with Italy means the tunnel will now open in 2032.

What’s the longest tunnel in the world?

Gotthard Base Tunnel
Gotthard Base Tunnel, Switzerland The Gotthard Base Tunnel is the world’s longest and deepest tunnel. It runs under the Swiss alps between the towns of Erstfeld in the north and Bodio in the south. The tunnel is 57 km long and reaches a depth of 2,300 meters.

What is the longest tunnel in the world for cars?

the Lærdal Tunnel
At 24.5 km (15.23 miles) long, the Lærdal Tunnel is the longest road tunnel in the world, meaning it’s the longest tunnel that you can drive through.

What is the longest tunnel in Italy?

Longest motorway tunnels: the Frejus Tunnel in first place in Italy. The longest motorway tunnel in Italy is located under the Alps, on the border with France, connecting Bardonecchia in Val di Susa, and Modane, in the French Savoy.

How do I pay my Brenner Pass toll?

The Brenner motorway toll can be paid by cash or the usual credit and debit cards. There are also available prepaid toll cards (see VIAcard Italy) which you can buy at ADAC and will allow you to save waiting time at the motorway exit.

What is longest tunnel in the US?

the Anton Anderson Memorial Tunnel
At 2.7 miles in length, the Anton Anderson Memorial Tunnel is the longest combined vehicle and railroad tunnel in North America. It’s also the only way to get to Whittier by land.

Where is largest road tunnel?

The World’s Longest Road Tunnel – Laerdal Tunnel, Norway.

Is there a tunnel through the Alps?

The Gotthard Base Tunnel (GBT; German: Gotthard-Basistunnel, French: Tunnel de base du Saint-Gothard, Italian: Galleria di base del San Gottardo, Romansh: Tunnel da basa dal Son Gottard) is a railway tunnel through the Alps in Switzerland. It opened on 1 June 2016 and full service began on 11 December 2016.

Is the Brenner Base Tunnel a railway line?

The Brenner Base Tunnel is a horizontal railway line running through the Alps; a railway line for the future. The Brenner Base Tunnel is the main element of the new Brenner railway from Munich to Verona.

How long is the tunnel from Brenner to Fortezza?

Further information is available in the provider’s data privacy notice. The BBT tunnel system includes about 230 km of tunnels. 141 km have already been excavated. The trip from Innsbruck to Fortezza takes 80 minutes today. The trip through the BBT will take only 25 minutes.

How long is the base tunnel from Bolzano to Innsbruck?

The new line (the base tunnel together with the southern approach from Waidbruck/Ponte Gardena to Franzensfeste/Fortezza) would cut travel time between Innsbruck and Bolzano from about two hours today to less than half that.

Which is the second longest tunnel in the world?

The Brenner Base Tunnel ( German: Brennerbasistunnel; Italian: Galleria di base del Brennero) is a 55-kilometre-long (34 mi) railway tunnel under construction through the base of the Eastern Alps beneath the Brenner Pass. Upon completion, it will be the second longest railway tunnel in the world, after the Gotthard Base Tunnel in Switzerland.