Refurbishment of "Alter Kaiser-Wilhelm-Tunnel" (AKWT) VP08

Construction of the "Rheda 2000" slab track system

Alter Kaiser-Wilhelm-Tunnel


DB Netz AG

Project volume

EUR 7.46 million

Construction time



Construction of slab track system "Rheda 2000" and walkways in the 4,205 m long single tracked AKWT tunnel, construction of transition sections and auxiliary works. 


Construction work carried out:

  • Construction of 4,273 m of the "Rheda 2000" slab track system in a single-track tunnel including transition areas
  • Ballasted tracks in precuts (incl. 3 turnouts)
  • Construction of walkways
  • maintenance of railway bridge, bridge road and brickwork rehabilitation
  • Gap closing of turnouts