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Lötschberg Tunnel, Switzerland

Project data

Location: Mitholz, Switzerland

35 km railway tunnel in mining construction technique. The mining-type tunnel driving with a total of almost 16 million tons of excavated material was carried out with tunnel drilling machines (20%), and 80% was blown up.

Construction time until commissioning: 1999 - 2007

Requirements

Tunnel cross section of a width of 15.74 m and a height of 12.54 m

Customer

Schweizer Alp Transit Consortium (SATCO)

Customer's benefit

Adaptable tunnel modular construction kit suitable for the jobsite

Albin Matschek
Site Supervisor

PERI offered the most efficient solution for our jobsite. The adaptable PERI modular construction kit for the jobsite with pre-assembled units excellently fulfilled all our requirements.

PERI solution

  • one tunnel formwork carriage for wall and slab
  • hydraulically operated formwork carriage structure
  • formwork carriage mobile via chain block
  • hydraulic lifting components for height adjustment