Hubelmatt Tunnel of the central railway, Lucerne

The 550-metre long Hubelmatt Tunnel is part of the dual tracking and lowering of the central railway. The Hubelmatt Tunnel heading stretches from the Allmend side, under the Hubelmatt hill, to the north portal, at the junction of Geissensteinring and Sternmattstrasse.

  • Drilling of a 3.9 m diameter pilot gallery
  • Calotte excavation with roadheader machine (TSM)
  • Bench and floor excavation with TSM
  • Single-skin tunnel shotcrete construction


Specific figures

Order value

CHF 18.4 million

Construction period

2009 - 2011


550 m

Total excavated surface

90 m2