SBB In the coming October, the SBB refurbishment of the railway station of Zurich airport the road. Until March 2020, the tracks will be renewed. "So we can make sure that the trains run in the future, safely and on time," said SBB spokesman Christian Ginsig. At the time of the construction works in the track field, the lighting on the airport, the train station will be replaced. You've reached the end of its service life, says Ginsig.
Day 50'000 passengers use the airport train station. The construction work will have schedule changes and part of diversions. The exact information you will communicate in advance of the Work, and on the Website update says Ginsig. The colored artwork on the walls of the station are not affected by the construction works. "You are worth protecting and you want to receive," he says.
Tunnel is being renovated
These are not the only construction works for the airport tunnel. Recently, the SBB has commissioned a Zurich-based engineering firm, to review the partial renewal of the tunnel. The supporting structure is getting on in years, as Ginsig confirmed. How extensive is planning, he can't tell yet. This is shown by the Work of the engineering offices, which are expected to be completed by the end of 2020. For the Review and planning of the SBB pay three million francs. The work is expected to be no later than 2025 to complete.
Until then, is expected to be opened in the multi-billion construction project to Circle the airport for a long time. For the partial renovation of the tunnel there is no correlation, and it has no influence, it means the SBB and airport. A year ago it was announced that the construction of the North wing of the Circle, in which a part of the Hyatt Hotels is delayed. Reason statics problems, since the North wing is built over the airport tunnel. "It was a tricky matter," says airport spokeswoman Raffaela Stelzer. In the meantime, the Problem was solved but not completely, the physical protection measures are defined and well advanced. The Circle-the North wing will be opened in the second half of 2020 – a year and a half later than planned, but still long in front of the renovated airport tunnel. (Tages-Anzeiger)
Created: 20.03.2019, 09:01 PM