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At 57 km long, the Gotthard Base Tunnel is the longest railway tunnel in the world and a showcase of ultra-modern tunnel technology. A high-tech safety system from Siemens provides for fast and maximally safe travel.
Building Technologies, Intelligent Traffic Systems, Digital Factory: Siemens experts for the different applications areas are working closely together to provide a complete integrated solutions portfolio for tunnel operation.
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Growing traffic volumes, increasing air pollution, rising costs: A mobility solution cannot solve all your infrastructure challenges on its own. But it will always contribute to making your city or municipality even more modern, more attractive and more environmentally friendly.
Turn-key implementation of the safety concept in 29 tunnels as well as completion of all electrical and electromechanical work
The technical systems of all 29 tunnels can be controlled and monitored from a single control center
Incl. power supply, lighting, ventilation, fire detection, CCTV systems, tunnel radio system, emergency call system, traffic monitoring and control, tunnel control center and system integration
Siemens supplies the video surveillance and the fire and smoke detection systems
Equipped with field-proven FibroLaser technology based on linear, thermal fire detection using fiber-optics
The surveillance software Siveillance Tunnel collects data from 44 cameras, providing complete monitoring of the tunnel and the portal areas
Siemens supplies control technology for lighting, traffic signal systems, ventilation and several auxiliary systems – S7-1500, ET200SP, TP1200, TIA Portal
Rigamonti, a Ticino-based company, acts as system integrator
OPC UA is used as standard interface to external control systems
System integration carried out by Gertek Sociedad de Gestiones y Servicios, S.A., Spain
SCADA systems in the metro stations connected to local PLCs, then integrated using Ethernet and connected to the central WinCC OA SCADA in the control station
50,000 I/O signals in total
Holistic temperature monitoring in the tunnel detects rising and dropping temperatures
Management tool offers precise determination of incident location
Reliable and user-friendly human-machine interface
Up to 96,000 vehicles pass through the tunnel every day
Siemens implemented a cutting-edge traffic guidance system based on comprehensive video-based traffic detection
Traffic guidance system reroutes through-traffic through the tunnel so as to reduce congestion and pollution
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Tunnel Management from Siemens not only ensures a high level of safety, but also makes traffic flow more smoothly through the tunnel.