Northern Europe’s busiest single-track railway tunnel gets upgrade

Bane NOR has entered into a contract with Azvi to rehabilitate the Ulriken tunnel from 1964. From left: Acting Project Manager Torbjørn Søderholm in Bane NOR and project manager Francisco Javier Cabeza Lainez in Azvi.
Bane NOR has entered into a contract with Azvi to rehabilitate the Ulriken tunnel from 1964. From left: Acting Project Manager Torbjørn Søderholm in Bane NOR and project manager Francisco Javier Cabeza Lainez in Azvi.

Bane NOR has awarded contractor Azvi the task of rehabilitating the Ulriken tunnel from 1964 between Arna and Bergen. A new tunnel through the mountain Ulriken was recently opened, and now Bane NOR will renovate the old tunnel to complete the double track through the mountains.

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Author: Esther Geerts

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Northern Europe’s busiest single-track railway tunnel gets upgrade

Bane NOR has entered into a contract with Azvi to rehabilitate the Ulriken tunnel from 1964. From left: Acting Project Manager Torbjørn Søderholm in Bane NOR and project manager Francisco Javier Cabeza Lainez in Azvi.
Bane NOR has entered into a contract with Azvi to rehabilitate the Ulriken tunnel from 1964. From left: Acting Project Manager Torbjørn Søderholm in Bane NOR and project manager Francisco Javier Cabeza Lainez in Azvi.

Bane NOR has awarded contractor Azvi the task of rehabilitating the Ulriken tunnel from 1964 between Arna and Bergen. A new tunnel through the mountain Ulriken was recently opened, and now Bane NOR will renovate the old tunnel to complete the double track through the mountains.

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Author: Esther Geerts

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