Welcome to the Fehmarnbelt Tunnel Blog! During the coming months I will describe our project and respond to any questions and comments that our design may trigger.
The Fehmarnbelt tunnel will be more than five times the length of the tunnel under Øresund linking Denmark and Sweden, and more than three times the length of the Trans-Bay Tube Bart Tunnel in San Francisco in California, the current world record holder.
The tunnel will cost around €5 bn to build. At the moment the travel time with the ferry is 45 minutes excl. waiting time – when the tunnel is ready to open in 2020 the travel time for car passengers will be shortened to 10 minutes and by train it will only take 7 minutes.
Ramboll, Arup and TEC have designed the immersed tunnel solution and the solution forms the basis for the Environmental Impact Assesment (EIA) report and the authority approval in Germany.
Visit Femern Sund Bælt’s website to read more background about the project and see their many videos and visualisations: www.femern.com.