Schienen mit einem Zug der fährt
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New and improved rail line Karlsruhe–Basel

Due to its geographical location, the 200 kilometre Karlsruhe–Basel line is of key importance for transregional and international rail traffic. It is at the centre of the most important European freight corridor between Rotterdam and Genoa.




Project name New and improved Karlsruhe–Basel rail line
Estimated completion 2045
Owner DB Netz AG - Großprojekt ABS/NBS Karlsruhe - Basel
Client DB Netz AG and engineering consortia
Services Building noise, operational vibration protection, overall noise, acoustic studies