Denmark and Germany connect with Fehmarnbelt in 2021: The 18-kilometer tunnel to be built between Denmark and Germany will shorten Scandinavia's connection to the mainland of Europe by 1,5 hours.
Preparations are underway for the large tunnel project that will connect the Scandinavians to Germany via the island of Sjaelland, on which Denmark's capital, Copenhagen, and subsequent Lolland.
Representatives of foreign press organizations in Denmark were taken to the Rödby Port in Lolland, where the tunnel will be built.
Claus F. Baunkjaer, the director of the Femern company, who made a presentation of the project at the company building in Copenhagen, stated that the project, which will start in 2015, is expected to be completed in 2021, and the financing of the project, which will keep the budget of about 41 billion Danish Kroner (5,5 billion euros), is guaranteed by the Danish government and the EU. He said it was provided.
The project, which is planned to be completed in 6,5 year, will make a great contribution to tourism, creating a more competitive region and employment. Claus F. Baunkjaer said that the work will provide 3 thousand jobs to thousands of people on the Danish side per year.
The tunnel will be very safe on the questions of journalists Baunkjaer said, the 4 tube will be an escape from the tunnel, said they are conducting an environmentally sensitive project.
3 arrives by train from Copenhagen to Hamburg
Claus F. Baunkjaer, who said that there were ferry trips between Lolland on the Danish side and Fehmarn on the German side, said that thanks to the tunnel between Rödby and Puttgarden points; He was passed.
Technical manager of Marmaray at Fehmarnbelt
Baunkjaer stated that technical managers in Fehmarnbelt had previously worked in the Öresund tunnel between Denmark and Sweden, and finally he was the technical manager in Marmaray, Istanbul.
Baunkjaer said the tunnel would be open all year and on an 24 watch basis and said:
“The embedded tunnel length is 17,6 kilometers. Tunnel parts, 10 of them special 89 parts. The standard parts are 217 meters long. 3,2 million cubic meters of concrete and 360 thousand tons of steel will be used. There will be four lanes for the vehicles and a rail tube, separated as a round trip. There will be an emergency exit every 108 meters. Passenger trains can speed up to 200 kilometers per hour, freight trains 140 and trucks and passenger cars can speed up to 110 kilometers per hour, and an 18-kilometer tunnel can be passed in 8 minutes. ”
Meanwhile, the company officials stated that the number of people who found the construction positive both in Germany and Denmark has increased compared to the past, and the local residents and stakeholders will be informed 1 days a week from July 6 within the scope of public relations activities in Rödbyhavn and Burg in Fehmarn.
7 millennial archaeological remains
On the other hand, archaeological remains were found in the preliminary studies on the seabed and shore before the construction of the tunnel. 7 on the coast of Denmark and 3 kilometers to the German coast with two ship wrecks on the Danish coast before the 5 found the rest of the fishing-related ruins were found. The archaeological salvage excavations carried out by the Lolland-Falster Museum continue in these areas.