German Unity Transport Project 8

 Nuremberg – Erfurt – Halle/Leipzig – Berlin

The Truckenthal Viaduct

Truckenthal Viaduct
Truckenthal Viaduct (Photo: Nürnberg Luftbild, Hajo Dietz)

Facts and figures

Bridge length:425 m
Width:14.10 m
Span lengths:3 x 44 – 7 x 23 – 3 x 44 m
Arch span:161 m
Construction depth:3.60 m
Construction height:4.425 m
Concrete for substructures:approx. 8,500 m3
Concrete for superstructures:approx. 5,500 m3
Reinforcing steel:approx. 1,200 t
Prestressed steel:approx. 225 t
Structure type:prestressed concrete box girder, continuous girder chain, arch bridge with elevated track

The new Ebensfeld-Erfurt line runs across the Galgenberg plateau between the built-up areas of Grümpen, Rauenstein, Theuern and Truckenthal in the administrative district of Sonneberg (Thuringia).

(Graphic: DB AG)

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