Forchheim - Nuremberg: High Speed Railway Line Nuremberg – Erfurt; Rehabilitation of Section Nuremberg – Forchheim

The High Speed Railway Line Nuremberg – Erfurt – Berlin is part of the important Trans-European railway corridor Neapel – Stockholm.

The section Nuremberg – Ebensfeld was initially constructed in the first half of the 19th century and went operational in 1844. Now this section has been upgraded to enable a speed of 160/230 km/h.

Also included in this section is the integration of the regional MRT Line Nuremberg – Forchheim on separate tracks.

Project Data:

  • 83 km double track high-speed railway line
  • Design speed: 160/230 km/h
  • Operation speed: 160/230 km/h



Transport and Infrastructure


GRE German Rail Engineering GmbH


DB ProjektBau GmbH

Project Activities

Project design, feasibility study, detailed design as well as preparation of tender documents, construction supervision for the following technical systems:

  • Track and Permanent Way
  • Signalling Systems
  • Telecommunication Systems
  • Power Supply Systems
  • OCS
  • Cable Conduit Systems
  • Civil Structures
  • Bridges
  • Stations

We also provided a whole range of Consulting Services to the Client regarding technical issues, such as RAMS and QA/QS.


From 1992 to 2015