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Malmö City Tunnel

The southern entrance area is being constructed using the cut-and-cover method for a length of around 1.5 kilometres. With the two PERI formwork carriages, the walls and slabs of the two separate tunnels can be cost-effectively concreted in one pour.
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General Information

Beginning of works: 2005
Completion: 4 December 2010
Duration of works: 52 months
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Tunnel
Function / usage: Railroad (railway) tunnel
Construction method: Cut-and-cover method
Tunnel boring machine (TBM)


Location: Malmö, Skåne län, Sweden
Part of:
Connects to: Malmö C Underground Station (2010)
Triangeln Station (2010)
Coordinates: 55° 36' 36.42" N    13° 0' 14.52" E
Coordinates: 55° 34' 2.42" N    12° 59' 2.53" E

Technical Information


tunnel length 4 650 m
length of bored tunnels 4 650 m
length of cut-and-cover section 360 m
number of tubes 2
tube interior diameter 7.90 m
excavation diameter 8.95 m
exterior diameter 8.60 m


4 December 2010

Inauguration by King Carl Gustaf.


Two EPB (earth pressure balance) tunneling machines are used in construction.

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