DB to build Germany’s longest rail tunnel to Czech Republic

Freight train station Usti­ nad Labem, Czech Republic
Freight train station Usti­ nad Labem, Czech Republic Shutterstock

Deutsche Bahn (DB) will build Germany’s longest railway tunnel in the Eastern Ore Mountains of Saxony, announced the German news agency dpa on Monday. DB is scheduled to break ground in 2032, and construction of this 30-kilometre tunnel, connecting Germany to the Czech Republic, is estimated to take 12 years.

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Author: Emma Dailey

Emma Dailey is an editor at RailTech.com and RailTech.be.

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