Construction costs for the Storebælt link

The construction costs of the various major infrastructure facilities are financed through the state guarantee model and the loans are repaid by the users of the facilities.

The cost of building the Storebælt link is DKK 21.4 billion in 1988 prices (corresponding to approximately DKK 38 billion in 2015 prices). The road and railway account for roughly half of the construction cost.

The entire construction cost, including interest, is repaid solely by the users, i.e. motorists and Banedanmark. In 2015, motorists paid DKK 2,904 million in bridge tolls while the annual fees from Banedanmark amount to DKK 592 million.

At the end of 2015, A/S Storebælt’s interest-bearing net debt totalled approximately DKK 22.5 billion.

With regard to A/S Storebælt, the repayment period on the link is unchanged on the year and totals 31 years from the time of the opening