The high-speed railway to Jerusalem (A1)
Project Details:Country: Israel Client: Israel Railways Services: Engineering Markets: Tunneling Year:2014
The high-speed railway to Jerusalem (also called A1) is one of the largest infrastructure projects in Israel. The project involves the construction of rapid rail line that will connect Jerusalem to Tel Aviv. The project entails the laying of an approximately 38 kilometer long double track alignment branching off from the Ben Gurion Airport-Modi‘in Line, and construction of a terminal between Binyaney Hauma and the Jerusalem Central Bus Station at a depth of about 80 meters below street level, and including: 5 tunnels with a total length of about 37 kilometers (Some double tunnels. Longest tunnel in length is 11.6 kilometers) and 10 bridges with a total length of over 6 kilometers (Longest bridge is 1.2 kilometer in length and the highest one is about 90 meters above the ground).