High Speed railway Messina – Catania | Italy

Excavation diameter

Sciglio: 9,16 m
Forza D’Agrò: 9,36 m

Tunnel length


Phyllite, sandstone, shale, conglomerates

Type of support

Prefabricated segments

Completed in

in progress


Consorzio Messina–Catania (WeBuild – Pizzarotti)

Sciglio Tunnel: TBM excavation, lining, backfilling, invert concreting, for approximately 18,0 km (twin tunnels of approximately 9,0 km each) with one Dual Mode EPB TBM.

Forza D’Agrò-Letojanni tunnel: TBM excavation, lining and backfilling, invert concreting, for approximately 12,0 km (twin tunnels of
approximately 6,0 km each) with one EPB TBM.

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