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Malmö City Tunnel

ith the two PERI formwork carriages, the 15 m long casting segments are constructed very efficiently. Hydraulically-operated raise and lowering equipment ensure time and cost-saving moving procedures. The PERI construction can be continuously adapted to the varying cross-sectional dimensions.

General Information

Structural Type: Tunnel
Function / usage: Railroad (railway) tunnel
Construction method: Tunnel boring machine (TBM)
Cut-and-cover method
Built: 2005 - 2010
Duration of works: 52 months
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Malmö, Skåne län, Sweden, Europe
Part of:
Connects to Malmö Central Station Extension (2010)
Triangeln Station (2010)

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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