DB and Schleswig-Holstein plan new line to reach Fehmarn Belt tunnel

With bores for both road and rail traffic, the 18 km Fehmarn Belt tunnel between Germany and Denmark is scheduled to open in 2021.

GERMANY: Under a letter of intent signed by Schleswig-Holstein’s Minster for Transport, Economy, Labour & Technology, Reinhard Meyer, and DB Netz CEO Frank Sennhenn a double-track electrified line on a new alignment would be built between Lübeck and Puttgarden to serve the Fehmarn Belt tunnel, due to open in 2021.

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