The ground above the Alex tunnel is 100% lightened, so it's ready for the passage of the new U5!
The new illustrated book "A new tunnel through Berlin" is now available. Today it was presented in the underground station Rotes Rathaus.
In the ground above the Alex tunnel there are 30 percent more lines than the plans indicate. An example of what this means in practical terms for the construction process.
Despite numerous challenges, the reduction of the load over the Alex tunnel is making progress.
This week, tunnel walls, tracks and ballast were cleaned with a huge vacuum cleaner.
Another stage of the construction work has been taken: the conductor rail is on!
The construction site above the Alex tunnel is in progress: Asphalt and concrete layers are being removed, pipes are being secured and relocated.
The lightening above the Alex tunnel reduces its load.
In the underground station Museum Island the shell construction is making great progress.
The next major step in the shell construction of the Museum Island underground station has been completed on schedule: the inner shell in the two tunnel tubes has been finished. This marks the end of the largest inner-city ground freezing ...
Driving of the side galleries at Museum Island station is progressing successfully! Numerous hands and many machines are in operation 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Today the project "Lückenschluss U5" proclaims a real breakthrough.
Due to the completion of the shell construction at underground station Museuminsel, the dismantling of the tunnels has to be done.