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Tuesday, 26/11/2019

Opening Session

Public Conference
Location: Messe Frankfurt a. M., Congress Center, Haal Harmonie (Level C2)


Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Martin Ziegler, Chairman of the Board STUVA e. V., Köln (D)

Welcoming Adress of the Region Frankfurt Rhein-Main
Prof. Knut Ringat, Spokesman of the Management Board Rhein-Main-Verkehrsverbund GmbH and Vice-President of the Association of German Transport Companies VDV

Welcoming Adress of the State Government Hessen
Dipl.-Ing. Jens Deutschendorf, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Economics, Energy, Transport and Housing of the Federal State of Hessen (D)

Awarding STUVA Prize 2019

Opening Lecture: Political and Economic Perspectives in Germany and Europe
Dr. h. c. mult. Gerhard Schröder, former Federal Chancellor, Berlin (D)


Lectures Tunnelling

Public Conference
Location: Messe Frankfurt a. M., Congress Center, Haal Harmonie (Level C2)

International Major Projects

11:15Brenner Base Tunnel: Construction Logistical Features of the TBM Drive in the Tulles Pfons Contract Section, Exploratory Tunnel, Autonomous Underground Train
Dipl.-Ing. Adrian Fontana, ÖBA Pini & Partner, Lugano (CH); Dipl.-Ing. Andrea Lussu, Brenner Basistunnel BBT SE, Innsbruck (A); Dipl.-Ing. Sebastian Grüllich, ARGE Tulfes Pfons, STRABAG/SALINI, Innsbruck (A); Dipl.-Ing. Alex Morocutti, ÖBA Pini & Partner, Lugano (CH)
11:30Semmering Base Tunnel: Project Overview, Construction Logistics and Dealing with Alternative Proposals of Execution (Value Engineering)
Dipl.-Ing. Gernot Nipitsch, ÖBB-Infrastruktur AG, GB Projekte Neu-/Ausbau, Projektleitung Semmering, Graz (A); Dipl.-Ing. Christian Späth, Head Civil Global, Implenia Construction GmbH, Raunheim (D)
11:45Thames Tideway Tunnel – Access Shafts, Starting Chambers, TBM, Segments with Plastic Dowelling, Tunnel Inner Lining
Dipl.-Ing. Oliver Gerstmann; Dipl.-Ing. Christoph Stieler, Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau AG, Frankfurt a. M. (D)
12:00Major Project Stuttgart 21: Kriegsberg Bifurcation Structure in the Bad Cannstatt Tunnel – Strengthening the Outer Lining, Reinforcement Measures, Sustainable Outer Shell
Dipl.-Ing. Stephan Schlegel, Hochtief, Frankfurt a. M. (D); Dipl.-Ing. Sebastian Höser, Projektleiter, ILF Consulting Engineers, Rum bei Innsbruck (A)
12:15Major Project Stuttgart 21: Drives in the Neckartal Valley for the Rail Tunnels to Ober- and Untertürkheim – MWD (Measuring While Drilling), Injection Pipe Umbrellas, Vacuum Lances, DSV (Jet Grouting) Columns
Günter Osthoff, Projektleiter Technik PFA 1.2 Fildertunnel und PFA 1.6 Zuführung Ober-/Untertürkheim, DB Projekt Stuttgart–Ulm GmbH, Stuttgart (D); Prof. Dr.-Ing. Walter Wittke, Geschäftsführer; Dr.-Ing. Martin Wittke, Geschäftsführer, WBI GmbH, Weinheim (D); Andreas Rath, PORR Bau GmbH, Wien (A)
12:30Question Round
12:45Lunch Break

Tunnel Driving Technology

14:15Sustainable Water Management for Desert Urbanization: The “Deep Tunnel Storm Water System“ in Dubai – TBM, Steel Fibre Lining, Grouting, Deep Shafts 
Christoph Dümpelmann, Project Director, PORR-Six Construct JV, Dubai (AE); Fahad Al Awadhi, Director of Drainage Projects Department, Dubai Municipality, Dubai (AE); Dr. Jayapregasham Tharamapalan, Project Director, Dubai Municipality, Dubai (AE)
14:30Undertunnelling the A8 Motorway by Means of a Soft Ground Excavation with Shallow Overburden: Pipe Umbrella, Supporting Measures, Measuring System, 3D Simulation, Action and Emergency Plan 
Dipl.-Ing. Jens Classen, Implenia Infrastructure, Tunnelling & Civil Engineering, München (D)
14:45Hydroshield Drive Given Shallow Overburden Beneath The Hague – Underpinning Structures, Energy Saving, Cross-Passages Involving Freezing 
Ing. Sam De Houwer, Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau AG, Antwerpen (BE); Dipl.-Ing. Katja Abraham, Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau AG, Frankfurt a. M. (D)
15:00Semmering Base Tunnel: Challenges Facing the Gloggnitz Tunnel, Undertunnelling Residences, Underground Water Retention Measures, Overcoming Fault Zones 
Dipl.-Ing. Dieter Haas, Projektkoordinator; Dipl.-Ing. Klaus Lechner, Projektkoordinator, ÖBB-Infrastruktur AG, Schottwien(A)
15:15Mechanised Sinking Technology in Shaft Construction: Vertical TBM Drive 
Dipl.-Ing. Frank Otten, Bereichsleiter internationale Projekte; Dipl.-Ing. Jochen Greinacher, Geschäftsführer, Deilmann-Haniel GmbH, Dortmund (D); Patrick Rennkamp, Herrenknecht AG, Schwanau (D)
15:30Selection of Tunnelling Machines: Variable Density Technology, Soil Reutilisation and Landfilling – Updated Version of the DAUB (German Tunnelling Committee) Recommendation 
Dr.-Ing. Ulrich Maidl, Geschäftsführer, Maidl Tunnelconsultants GmbH & Co.KG, München (D); Dr.-Ing. Gerhard Wehrmeyer, Leiter Forschung und Entwicklung, Herrenknecht AG, Schwanau (D)
15:45Question Round

Lectures Tunnel Operation/Planning

Public Conference
Location: Messe Frankfurt a. M., Congress Center, Haal Illusion (Level C3)

Operational Safety, Ventilation, Energy Supply

11:15Prevention and Mitigation of Road Tunnel Related Collisions: Real Cases, Typology of Collisions, Measures to Prevent, Consequences
Dipl.-Ing. Bernhard Kohl, Niederlassungsleiter, ILF Consulting Engineers Austria GmbH, Linz (A); Dr.-Ing. Ingo Kaundinya, Referatsleiter, Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen (BASt), Bergisch-Gladbach (D); Ing. Ronald Mante, Coordinator of Tunnel Safety Centre, Rijkswaterstaat, Utrecht (NL)
11:30Recommendations for Equipment and Operation of Road Tunnels with a Permissible Top Speed of 120 or 130 km/h: Traffic Flow, Accident Risk, Implemented Projects, Catalogue of Criteria
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Baltzer, Geschäftsführender Gesellschafter, BUNG Ingenieure AG, Heidelberg (D); Dr.-Ing. Georg Mayer, Niederlassungsleiter, BUNG Ingenieure AG, Stuttgart (D); Dipl.-Ing. Christof Sistenich, Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen (BASt), Bergisch Gladbach (D)
11:45Assuring Safety while Upgrading an Operational Rail Tunnel Taking the Example of the Lötschberg Base Tunnel: Structural, Technical and Organisational Measures
Dipl. Physiker Christoph Rudin, Mitglied der Geschäftsleitung, HBI Haerter AG, Bern (CH); Dr. phil. nat. Peter Gerber, Abteilungsleiter Sicherheit, Emch+Berger AG, Bern (CH); Dipl.-Ing. Markus Aeschbach, Vorsitzender der Geschäftsleitung, SRP Ingenieur AG, Brig (CH); Dr.-Ing. Stefan Irmgartinger, Projektleiter Bau und Projektsteuerung Alptransit, BLS Netz AG, Bern (CH)
12:00Air Pollutant Impacts in Road Tunnels: Dispensing with an Air Extraction Centre by Deploying the Existing Longitudinal Ventilation System in a One-Way Tunnel with Accesses/Exits Taking the Example of Karlsruhe
Stephan Thumm, M. Sc., Projektleiter; Dr. sc. techn. Matthias Wehner, Geschäftsführer, HBI Hearter GmbH, Heidenheim (D)
12:15Providing Sufficient Energy for Urban Transport of the Future – Problems and Possible Solutions Given Heavily Fluctuating E-Mobility Taking the Example of the City of Cologne
Dipl.-Kfm. Dr. Dieter Steinkamp, Vorsitzender der Geschäftsführung, Stadtwerke Köln GmbH (D)
12:30Question Round
12:45Lunch Break

Metros, Urban Development

14:15Expanding Underground Transport Infrastructures Taking the Example of the Europa District Frankfurt Suburban Railway: New Codes Encounter Existing Systems
Dipl.-Ing. Dipl.-Wirtsch.-Ing. David Michael Meyer, Schüßler-Plan Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH, Frankfurt a. M. (D); Dr.-Ing. Kai Werkhäuser, CDM Smith Consult GmbH, Bochum (D); Kerstin Hemmert-Pottmann, M. Sc., Schüßler-Plan Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH, Frankfurt a. M. (D); M. Eng. Christian Schönweitz, CDM Smith Consult GmbH, Alsbach (D)
14:30The Metro as Motor of Urban Development
Dipl.-Ing. Günter Steinbauer, Vorsitzender der Geschäftsführung, Wiener Linien GmbH & Co KG, Wien (A)
14:45A new Metro for Hamburg: Interdisciplinary Planning and its Implementation to Accomplish Future-Oriented Mobility in a Growing Metropolis
Dipl.-Ing. Klaus Uphoff, Bereichsleiter U-Bahn Neubau U5, Hamburger Hochbahn AG, Hamburg (D); Raimund Brodehl, Abteilungsleiter Verkehrspolitik, Freie und Hansestadt Hamburg, Behörde für Wirtschaft, Verkehr und Innovation (D)
15:00The New U5 in Hamburg: Planning in an Existing Urban Environment taking built-up Areas, Operational Metro Services and Surface Traffic into Consideration
Dipl.-Ing. Andreas Wuttig, Gesamtprojektleiter U5 Mitte, Schüßler-Plan Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH, Düsseldorf (D); Dr.-Ing. Gerhard Zehetmaier, WTM Engineers GmbH, Hamburg (D); Dipl.-Ing. Rainer Mück, ISP Ziviltechniker GmbH, Wien (A)

Crisis Management

15:15Demands and Measures for Crisis and Catastrophe Management for Metro Systems
Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Andreas May, Betriebsleiter BOStrab, VAG Verkehrs-Aktiengesellschaft, Nürnberg (D)
15:30Risk and Resistance Analyses for Metro Systems – Methodical Approaches for Structural Appraisal, Exemplary Application, Deployment Possibilities for Tunnel Operators
Dr.-Ing. Götz Vollmann, Lehrstuhl für Tunnelbau, Leitungsbau und Baubetrieb, Ruhr-Universität Bochum (D); Dr.-Ing. Christian Thienert, Bereichsleiter Tunnelbau & Bautechnik, STUVA e. V., Köln (D); Dr.-Ing. Alexander Dahl, Manager Transport Policy & Research, PTV AG, Berlin (D)
15:45Question Round

Youth Forum

Public Conference
Location: Messe Frankfurt a. M., Congress Center, Haal Harmonie (Level C2)

16:45Groundwater Management and Groundwater Infiltration Taking Interactive Modelling and Jet Suction Infiltration into Account 
Henrik Koers, M. Sc., Projektleiter, Hölscher Wasserbau GmbH, Haren/Ems (D)
17:00Novel Material Concepts for Annular Gap Mortars in Mechanised Tunnelling – Cement Substitution, Super-Absorbent Polyesters, new Test Methods, Major Test 
Christoph Schulte-Schrepping, M. Sc., Lehrstuhl für Baustofftechnik, Ruhr-Universität Bochum (D)
17:15Maintenance Planning for Extraction Tools for Shield Drives Considering Uncertainties in Estimating Wear – Process Simulation, Sensitivity Analyses, Optimisations 
Alena Conrads, M. Sc., Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau AG, Frankfurt a. M. (D)
17:30New Separating Method for Used Bentonite Suspensions: Separating Fine Grains Using Electrocoagulation – Lab Tests, Prototype, Construction Site Implementation 
Ivan Popovic, M. Sc., Lehrstuhl für Tunnelbau, Leitungsbau und Baubetrieb, Ruhr-Universität Bochum (D)
17:45Process Model for Enhancing the Availability of a Pipe-Jacking Machine – Process Analysis, Benefit Optimisation, Validation of a Practical Example
Dr.-Ing. Philipp Paul Wittenbrink, Stein und Partner Projektmanagement, München (D)
18:00Question Round
18:15End of Presentations
19:45Festive Evening

Wednesday, 27/11/2019

Lectures Tunnelling

Public Conference
Location: Messe Frankfurt a. M., Congress Center, Haal Harmonie (Level C2)

Tunnelling in swelling Soil

09:00Major Project Stuttgart 21, Feuerbach Tunnel: Technical and Structural Solutions for Tunnelling in Anhydrite-Bearing Rock – Advance and Follow-Up Injections, Dry Excavation, High-Grade Reinforced Inner Lining 
Dipl.-Ing. Stefan Priß, Projektleiter Dipl.-Ing. Manfred Kicherer, Geschäftsführer Dipl.-Ing. Niklas Hirche, Projektleiter, Alfred Kunz Untertagebau GmbH, München (D)
09:15Engelberg Base Tunnel: Refurbishing the Inner Lining by Completely Changing Load Transference in Swelling Rock – Preliminary Tests, Structural and Operational Optimisations 
Paul Erdmann, Bereichsleiter, Amberg Engineering AG, Regensdorf-Watt (CH); Richard Buba, SSF Ingenieure AG München, München (D); Reinhold Frenzl, Referatsleiter, Regierungspräsidium Stuttgart (D)

Ground Freezing

09:30Execution of Ground Freezing Taking the Example of Cross-Passages Beneath the Suez Canal: Boundary Conditions, Metrological Monitoring, Safety and Accident Concepts, Sources of Error 
Dipl.-Ing. Sven Keßler, Projektmanager; Dipl.-Ing. Helmut Haß, Geschäftsbereichsleiter; Dipl.-Ing. Rudolf Wernecke, Projektmanager, CDM Smith Consult GmbH, Bochum (D); Dr.-Ing. Albert Hartmann, Projektleiter, BAUER Spezialtiefbau GmbH, Schrobenhausen (D)
09:45New Methods for Ascertaining Frost Heaves Caused by Artificial Ground Freezing in Tunnelling – Tests and Improved Calculation Approaches
Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Martin Ziegler; Katharina Niggemann, M. Sc., Lehrstuhl für Geotechnik im Bauwesen, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen (D)
10:00Application of Liquid Nitrogen to Prevent a hydraulic Failure when Constructing an Urban Metro Station – Method, Application for Deep Construction Pits 
Dipl.-Ing. Joachim Meier, Technical Competence Center, Implenia Spezialtiefbau GmbH, Mannheim (D); Dipl.-Ing. Jens Tauchmann, Messer Group, Krefeld (D); Dipl.-Ing. Sebastian Böhm, Implenia Spezialtiefbau GmbH, Essen (D); Dr.-Ing. Jörg Menke, Leiter Technical Competence Center, Implenia Spezialtiefbau GmbH, Mannheim (D)
10:15Question Round

Lining and Sealing Tunnels

11:15Fresh Concrete Compound Seal with Self-Healing Effect in Tunnelling – Modified Plastic Sealing Membrane, Realistic Tests and Results, Applications 
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Frank Heimbecher, Münster University of Applied Sciences, Münster (D); Prof. Dr.-Ing. Alfred Haack, STUVA e. V., Köln (D); Dipl.-Ing. Dipl.-Wirt.-Ing. Adrian Pflieger, Geschäftsführer Chris Behr, BPA GmbH, Herrenberg (D)
11:30Effects of Fire during the Construction of the Follo Tunnel – Investigations of Fire Damage affecting the Tunnel Shell, Stability Calculations and Repair 
Dr.-Ing. Benno Ring, Ring – Consultancy in Tunnelling, Stockdorf (D); Dipl.-Ing. Marc Comulada, Maidl Tunnelconsultants, München (D); Enrique Perez Heras, M. Eng., Acciona-Ghella JV, Oslo (NO); Dipl.-lng. Johannes Gollegger, Bane NOR, The Folio Line Project, Vestby (NO)
11:45Robot-supported Segment Production – Findings, Pros and Cons, Current Feasibility Limits 
Dipl.-Bauing. ETHZ Paul Freudiger, Marti Tunnel AG, Moosseedorf (CH); Dipl.-Ing. Stefan Medel Kuno Hamm, Industrial Engineer, Herrenknecht Formwork Technology GmbH, Schwanau (D)
12:00Planning, Demands and Tests for Sealing Gaskets in Segmental Linings – Updated Version of the STUVA Recommendation 
Dipl.-Ing. Christoph Klaproth; Dr.-Ing. Roland Leucker, Geschäftsführer, STUVA e. V., Köln (D); Dipl.-Ing. Dominik Kessler, STUVAtec GmbH, Köln (D)
12:15Alto Maipo Project (Chile): Geotechnical Model, Execution Planning and Measurement Programme for two Chamber Complexes 
Daniel Castro López, M. Sc.; Dr.-Ing. Thomas von Schmettow, Senior Projektleiter, Zentrale Technik, Bereich Tunnelbau Stuttgart, Ed. Züblin AG, Stuttgart (D); Dipl.-Geol. Dr. rer. nat. Matthias Rosenfeld, Geotechnical Manager, Strabag SpA, Santiago de Chile (CL); Dr.-Ing Maximiliano Vergara Quezada, Ed. Züblin AG, Zentrale Technik, Tunnelbau, Stuttgart (D)
12:30Question Round
12:45Lunch Break

New Construction Contract Models

14:15Disposal Concepts for Tunnel Muck: Innovative Approaches for Resource Efficiency and Practical Examples 
Dr.-Ing. Christian Thienert, Bereichsleiter Tunnelbau & Bautechnik, STUVA e. V., Köln (D); Dipl.-Ing. Georg Breitsprecher, Niederlassungsleiter, CDM Smith Consult GmbH, Berlin (D); Dr.-Ing. Christoph Budach, ELE Beratende Ingenieure GmbH, Essen (D)
14:30The Feuerbach and Bad Cannstatt Tunnels in the Stuttgart 21 Major Project: Adapting the Execution Concepts in Anhydrite – Expert Committee, Technical and Contractual Solutions, Critical Appraisal and Recommendations 
Dipl.-Ing. Christoph Lienhart, MBA, Technischer Leiter, Deutsche Bahn AG, Projekt Stuttgart–Ulm GmbH, Stuttgart (D); Dipl.-Ing. ETH/SIA Flavio Chiaverio, Vorsitzender der Geschäftsleitung, Aegerter & Bosshardt AG, Basel (CH); Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Rauscher, EDR GmbH, München (D); Dipl.-Ing. Matthias Kurtz, Deutsche Bahn AG, Projekt Stuttgart–Ulm GmbH, Stuttgart (D)
14:45The new SBB Contractual Model “General Contractor Plus” for the new Bözberg Twin-Track Tunnel Construction Project: Special Features, Implementation and Findings through the Eyes of the Owner's Engineers 
Dipl.-Ing. Robert Strukely, Abteilungsleiter; Dipl.-Ing. Martin Bühler, Abteilungsleiter, Gähler und Partner AG, Ennetbaden (CH); M. Sc. ETH Bau-Ing. Gabriel Sgier, Rothpletz, Lienhard + Cie AG, Olten (CH)
15:00Executing major deep-lying Projects with the Alternative “Alliance Contract” contractual Model: Boundary Conditions, Findings, Pros and Cons, Future Applications 
Dipl.-Ing. Johann Herdina, Mitglied des Vorstandes, TIWAGTiroler Wasserkraft AG, Innsbruck (A)
15:15Project Cooperation in Partnership – Proposals for German Railway Tunnelling 
Dipl.-Bauing. ETHZ Heinz Ehrbar, Leiter Competence Center Großprojekte 4.0, DB Netz AG, Frankfurt a. M. (D); Dipl.-Ing. Edgar Schömig, Vorstandsmitglied, Ed. Züblin AG, Stuttgart (D) Dr.-Ing. Michael Blaschko, Vorstandsvorsitzender, Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau AG, Frankfurt a. M. (D)
15:30Question Round

Lectures Tunnel Operation/Planning

Public Conference
Location: Messe Frankfurt a. M., Congress Center, Haal Illusion (Level C3)

BIM Applications

09:00Brüttenertunnel: Open Big BIM Tunnel Planning – Project, BIM Choice, Test Object, Seen from Viewpoint of Client and Planners, Experiences 
Dr.-Ing. Stefan Wachter, Bereichsleiter Untertagbau, Geotechnik, Emch+Berger AG Bern, Bern (CH); Dipl.-Ing. Josef Sautter, Projektleiter, SBB AG, Zürich (CH); Dipl.-Ing. Flavio Chiaverio, CEO, A. Aegerter & Dr. O. Bosshardt AG, Basel (CH); Dipl. Eng. Jonathan Dunn, Projektleiter, ILF Beratende Ingenieure AG, Zürich (CH)
09:15BIM Pilot Project Fehmarnsund Crossing as Bored Tunnel: Progress Report on a preliminary Study – BIM Methodology Versus Proven Structures 
Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Inken Picht, M. Sc.; Dr.-Ing. Tobias Rahm, ZPP Ingenieure AG, Bochum (D); Dipl.-Ing. Simone Geppert, DB Engineering & Consulting GmbH, Berlin (D)
09:30BIM for Enlarging the A7 Motorway in Hamburg – Cases of Application for Operational Optimisation
Dipl.-Ing. Ulrich Krentz, DEGES, Berlin (D); Ferdinand Weißbrod, M. Eng., BUNG GmbH, Heidelberg (D)
09:45Review, Semi-Automatic Data Integration and Interpretation of BIM for the Hamburg U5 Project 
Dr.-Ing. Andreas Bach, BIM-Unternehmenskoordination, Schüßler-Plan Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH, Düsseldorf (D); Daniel Opitz, M. Sc., BIM-Koordinator, WTM Engineers GmbH, Hamburg (D)
10:003D Soil Model and its Deployment in the BIM Process: Cases of Application, Information Contents and Consideration of Uncertainties 
Jonas Weil, M. Sc., iC consulenten ZT GmbH, Wien (A)
10:15Question Round

Fire Protection and Safety

11:15Demands on the Design of Emergency Exit Doors in Road Tunnels: Accessibility, Pressure/Suction Load, Geometry, Examples of Execution 
Dipl.-Ing. Werner Riepe, Abteilungsleiter Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Baltzer, Geschäftsführender Gesellschafter, BUNG Ingenieure AG, Heidelberg (D); Torsten Brungsberg, M. Eng., BUNG Ingenieure AG, Köln (D)
11:30Fire Protection in Tunnel Systems for Vehicles with New Energy Technologies (NET): Findings from Real Fire Tests and Initial Recommendations for Action 
Armin Feltmann; Tim Usner, B. Eng., FOGTEC GmbH & Co. KG, Köln (D); Dipl.-Ing. Frank Leismann, STUVA e. V., Köln (D)
11:45Fire Protection Measures in Dutch Road Tunnels: Fire Tests in the Tunnel, Choice of System, Retrofitting while Operational 
Ing. PMSE Bart Hendrix, Technischer Berater Tunnelbau, Rijkswaterstaat, Utrecht (NL)
12:00Results of a Feasibility and Resultant Cost Study for Applying Fire Protection Boards in Tunnel Structures: Boundary Conditions, Possibilities and Limits 
Dr.-Ing. Roland Leucker, Geschäftsführer, STUVA e. V., Köln (D); Dipl.-Ing. Christian von Stieglitz, Leiter Projektmanagement Brandschutz International; Dipl.-Ing. Bernd Gielnik, Aestuver, James Hardie Europe GmbH, Düsseldorf (D)
12:15Recommendations for Fire Fighting Lifts in Underground Stations: Tests, Boundary Conditions, Results 
Dipl.-Ing. Daniel Hahne, Bereichsleiter Brandschutz & Sicherheit, STUVAtec GmbH, Köln (D); Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Stefan Rehm, Einsatzvorbeugung Bahnanlagen, Branddirektion, Landeshauptstadt München (D)
12:30Question Round
12:45Lunch Break

Special Planning Aspects

14:15Roughwork Versus Railway Engineering Infrastructure in long Rail Tunnels: Conflicting Goals and their Solution Taking the Example of the Koralm Tunnel 
Dipl.-Ing. Dr. mont. Helmut Steiner, Projektkoordinator; Dipl.-Ing. Dr. techn. Klaus Schneider, Projektleiter, ÖBB-Infrastruktur AG, Graz (A); Dipl.-Ing. Dr. techn. Michael Bacher, Projektleiter; Dipl.-Ing. Daniel Fruhwirt, Institut für Verbrennungskraftmaschinen und Thermodynamik, TU Graz (A)
14:30Tunnel Safety – A Review of Specific Differences in Guidelines and Codes of Practice Country-by-Country as well as Practical Scrutiny Based on a Comparison of Tunnel Lighting 
Dipl.-Ing. Hubert Heis, Abteilungsleiter; Dipl.-Ing. Momchil Venkov, Projektleiter; Benjamin Riedl, M. Sc., Projektleiter, ILF Consulting Engineers Austria GmbH, Rum bei Innsbruck (A)
14:45Autonomous Operation of Urban Railways, Tram Systems and Buses – Results of Initial Tests Carried out so far and Future Developments 
Martin Schmitz, Geschäftsführer Technik, Verband Deutscher Verkehrsunternehmen e. V. (VDV), Köln (D)
15:00Possibilities for the (Partial) Use of Road Tunnels Given Reduced Capacity: Structural, Operational and Organisational Measures – The RITUN Research Project
Dipl.-Ing. Ulrich Bergerhausen; Dr.-Ing. Selcuk Nisancioglu, Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen (BASt), Bergisch Gladbach (D); Michael Barth, ILF Beratende Ingenieure GmbH, München (D); Dipl.-Ing. Harald Kammerer, ILF Consulting Engineers Austria GmbH, Linz (A)
15:15Cost Prognosis Model for the Roughwork and the Operating Technology of Road Tunnels, Evaluation of 17 Tunnel Projects 
Peter Hoffmann, M. Eng., Lehrstuhl für Tunnelbau, Leitungsbau und Baubetrieb, Ruhr-Universität Bochum (D); Dipl.-Ing. Wolf-Dieter Friebel, Referat für Brücken-, Tunnel- und sonstige Ingenieurbauwerke, Bundesministerium für Verkehr und digitale Infrastruktur (BMVI), Bonn (D); Dipl.-Wirt.-Ing. Anne Lehan, Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen (BASt), Bergisch Gladbach (D); Prof. Dr.-Ing. Markus Thewes, Lehrstuhl für Tunnelbau, Leitungsbau und Baubetrieb, Ruhr-Universität Bochum (D)
15:30Question Round
15:45End of Presentations about Tunnel Operation/Planning

Closing Session

Public Conference
Location: Messe Frankfurt a. M., Congress Center, Haal Harmonie (Level C2)

Underground Construction in the Frankfurt Region

16:30The North Main S-Bahn Suburban Railway in Frankfurt am Main: Plan Approval, Underground Sections and Connections, Undertunnelling, 3D-FE Continuum Calculations
Dr.-Ing. Lars Röchter, Abteilungsleiter, Vössing Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH, Düsseldorf (D); Dipl.-Ing. Fatih Türk, DB Netz AG, Frankfurt a. M. (D)
16:45Current and Historic Aspects of Tunnelling in Frankfurt: Construction Technical Developments, Boundary Conditions and Problems Involving High-Risers, Main-Line Tunnels Below the Central Station
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rolf Katzenbach, Geschäftsführender Gesellschafter; Dr.-Ing. Steffen Leppla, Ingenieursozietät Professor Dr.-Ing. Katzenbach GmbH, Darmstadt (D)
17:00Frankfurt am Main's Europa District: Major Project to Open up and Develop the Infrastructure of a New District – Legal, Organisational, Contractual and Technical Requirements
Dipl.-Ing. Ingo Kühn, Projektleiter; Dipl.-Ing. Sven Kirchner, Projektleitungsteam, SBEV Stadtbahn Europaviertel Projektbaugesellschaft mbH, Frankfurt a. M. (D)
17:15Challenges of a Geotechnical and Tunnelling Technological Nature During the Construction of the U5 in Frankfurt Using an EPB Shield – 3D Soil Model, Ground Obstacles, TBM, Segments, Drive
Ronny Iffländer, B. Eng.; Robert Lutz, M. Sc., PORR GmbH & Co. KGaA, Frankfurt a. M. (D); Dr.-Ing. Christoph Budach, ELE Beratende Ingenieure GmbH, Essen (D); Dipl.-Ing. Sven Kirchner, SBEV Stadtbahn Europaviertel Projektbaugesellschaft mbH, Frankfurt a. M. (D)
17:30The new Gateway Gardens S-Bahn Station: Undertunnelling the A4 Motorway and the B 43 at the Frankfurter Kreuz Junction – Planning, Construction Technical and Operational Implementation, Architectural Design
Dipl.-Ing. Jörg Czaia, Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau AG, Düsseldorf (D); Dipl.-Ing. Uwe Schmidt, DB Netz AG, Frankfurt a. M. (D)
17:45Question Round
18:00Closing Remarks
Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Martin Ziegler, Chairman of the Board STUVA e. V., Köln (D)
18:15End of Presentations 

Thursday, 28/11/2019


The conference participants are invited to visit interesting construction sites and traffic facilities in Frankfurt and the surrounding area and to gain in-depth insights into the "U5 Europaviertel" project, for example. Click here for details.

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