”It is of huge importance for the Fehmarnbelt project that the political parties behind the Fehmarnbelt project have today approved the plan to enable Femern A/S to enter into conditional…
The monitoring of rail traffic takes place from Banedanmark’s regional remote control centre in Roskilde. The monitoring of the tunnel is via the SCADA system.
The Fehmarnbelt tunnel will meet the high safety standards that Denmark, Germany and the EU require. This applies both to the road and rail tubes.
Femern A/S is aware that the construction and operation of an infrastructure project the size of the Fehmarnbelt fixed link will affect the environment. Adverse environmental impacts will be avoided or minimised as much as possible.
At its deepest point, the Fehmarnbelt road tunnel will be almost 39m below sea level.
The Storebælt fixed link comprises two bridges and a bored tunnel – the East Tunnel. The tunnel is a bored tunnel slightly over 8 km long.
The Storebælt Bridge is a unique piece of engineering, which belongs among the world’s largest bridge and tunnel structures. Two bridges and one tunnel make up the 18 km long fixed link across Storebælt between eastern and western Denmark.
The Fehmarnbelt link is a part of the Scandinavian-Mediterranean corridor, which extends from the Finnish-Russian border to Valetta on Malta. The corridor is regarded as very important for the European economy and links Europe’s growth centres together from north to south.
The Øresund fixed link comprises the Øresund Bridge and the landworks that are connected to the bridge on the Danish side. The Øresund landworks are one of the busiest and most important traffic routes in Denmark.
The Fehmarnbelt link is set to be groundbreaking in a number of respects. The tunnel will be the most extensive structure built in Denmark and will set a number of records.