The joint project Arna-Stanghelle
Combining road and railway safety for the biggest tunnel project in Norway.
The Norwegian Public Roads Administration (NPRA) and Bane NOR (state-owned company responsible for the national railway infrastructure) are planning the joint road and rail project “E16 and Vossebanen Arna-Stanghelle”.
The project is part of the main transport corridor between Oslo and Bergen, and will be the largest tunnel project in Norway. The aim of the project is to build a safer and more reliable road and railway between Bergen and Voss.
The Project is working for construction start in 2024 with a construction time of ten years. The project will have a reduction of greenhouse gas emmisions from the construction phase in line with The Paris Agreement
A proposal for a centrally prepared zoning plan is now finished, waiting to be confirmed by the Ministry. The project is included in the National Transport Plan for 2022–2033. Construction is scheduled to start in 2024.