Ave Barcelona Trinidad tunnel project, Spain

The technical equipment for the transport of people, segments, mortar, etc., deployed behind the Herrenknecht AG tunnel boring machine (TBM), was produced and delivered by MSD. The diameter of the TBM for the 3,000 m long tunnel is 11,695 mm.

The wagons delivered with gauge 9000 mm are all completely equipped with spring-mounted axles, pneumatic braking systems, Willison couplings and wheels with 350 mm diameter. The maximum width of the wagons is 1,600 mm and the maximum height is 2,670 mm.

In detail, MSD supplied
  • 7 segment wagons
  • 4 bogie – flat wagons for material transport
  • 2 passenger car
  • 5 motor wagons 9 m³
  • 1 stationary mortar tank 20 m³

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