Field Trip 7 - Exkursion der Bodenseetagung

Brenner Base Tunnel: The Wolf construction lot and the Padastertal disposal site

Ulrich Burger, Georg Orsi

Field trip guide (pdf)

 Wolf_Mineure

The excavation of the Brenner Base Tunnel is divided into multiple construction lots. The Wolf II lot includes, besides the 3.5 km access tunnel, the excavation of the first stretch of the exploratory tunnel towards the Brenner. Besides a general overview of the Brenner Base Tunnel, there will be a presentation and a tour of the finished Wolf access tunnel, of the excavation work on the exploratory tunnel, and the large spoil disposal site in the Padastertal valley with spoil piles that are up to 70 m high.

Construction progress BBT

1/2 day excursion


Physical requirements:
We will have short walks up to one hour on forest roads and trails.

Equipment:
Good footwear and rain equipment is mandatory. Safety equipment for the tunnel provided by BBT-SE. Bring a packed lunch.

Transportation:
By bus, from and to Innsbruck

Number of participants:
minimum 15, maximum 20

Departure:
25.09.2016  9:00 . Innsbruck, Bus parking area behind SOWI building

Return:
25.09.2016 14:00.  Innsbruck, Bus parking area behind SOWI building

Fees:
30 €