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Vitoria – Bilbao – San Sebastián high-speed railway line platform. Section: Durango – Amorebieta/Etxano

Date 23/02/2009
Type of works Railway, Tunnels

Project description

The Durango-Amorebieta/Etxano section is from kilometre point 0+000 (connection point with the Abadiño-Durango section) and 4+600 (connection point with the Amorebieta /Etxano-Amorebieta/Etxano section), with a length of 4.6 km. The most characteristic parts of this project are as follows:
  • Tunnels: suitable for two-way tunnels and 85, 95 and 100 m² sections, all completed using conventional methods, with a total length of 2426 m.

San Andrés Tunnel (703 m)

Urzelai Tunnel (661 m)

Olabarrie Tunnel (1062 m)

  • Viaducts: 5 viaduct with 14 m panels, suitable for twin tunnels with a total length of 846.15 m. The longest is the Etxena viaduct with 428.15 m.
The total span has a length of 4600 m, of which 3272.15 m (71.1%), are tunnels or viaducts.

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