Location Bilbao, Spain
Project Olaveaga Tunnel. Bilbao-Balmaseda Line (freight and passenger trains)
Length 240 m double track
Rail profile 1:20 inclination 60E1 rails
Details edilon)(sedra HSTS offers a significant reduction in construction height, which made the tunnel suitable for a catenary system. Can be installed both prefab and in-situ.
Target Electrification and refurbishment of tunnel by replacing old ballasted track by edilon)(sedra HSTS. Vertical gauge improvement by approximately 40 cm in order to apply postum catenary system. Accessibility for emergency vehicles. Short construction period.
Client FEVE. Spanish Railtrack Administration