German Unity Transport Project 8

 Nuremberg – Erfurt – Halle/Leipzig – Berlin

Mueß Tunnel

Mueß Tunnel
Mueß Tunnel (Photo: Nürnberg Luftbild, Hajo Dietz)

Fact and figures

Tunnel length: 745 m
Maximum depth below the surface: 20 m
Construction method: as in mining

The Müß Tunnel is located between the municipalities of Grümpen and Roth/Döhlau in the municipality of Sonneberg (Thuringia). The two portals have been located to suit the topography. The height of the cutting in the south where the mining tunnelling starts is 19 metres.

(Graphic: DB AG)

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