Project Name

Gotthard Railway Line Shaft

Project Type

Railway infrastructure

Location

Gotthard

Client

Alp Transit Gotthard AG - Lucerna

Construction Period

1999 - 2001

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Switzerland - Gotthard Base Tunnel Switzerland - Gotthard Base Tunnel

Switzerland - Gotthard Base Tunnel

Construction of the Faido shaft for the access to the Gotthard base tunnel. Excavation of a 2760m long passage with an average section of 60m² and an average gradient of 12.7%. Excavation carried out with a traditional system of anchors and shotcrete as the means of support. Final concrete surfacing of the floor and vaulting carried out simultaneously with the excavation.