|Executive Design (Structural)||Danmark – Copenhagen||Salini Impregilo s.p.a (Webuild)|
Denmark’s capital city boast the most advanced public transport system in Europe. Cityringen is a new circular urban line around the very centre of the city. The new metro line that will help it in its bid to become the greenest capital in the world.
Cityringen encircles the heart of Copenhagen with two parallel 15.5-kilometre-long tunnels, for a total of 31 kilometres. It includes 17 new fully equipped underground stationssituated on average 30 metres below street level.
The new metro – commissioned by Metroselskabet, the public entity responsible for the metro network – will provide 85% of the population with a station every 600 m and a train passing every 80-100 seconds. It will connect with the existing metro line as well as bus and train stations, thereby reducing the need to travel by car.
30 metres below street level and for 15.5 Km lenght, the Cityringen encircles the very heart of Copenhagen with 2 parallel tunnels
24 minutes to travel entire line
72 million passengers a year
40 Km/h average traveling speed
Under the CPH Climate Plan 2025, Copenhagen intends to become carbon neutral by 2025. The metro system – and public transportation in general – supports the aim to achieve carbon neutrality by 2025 as part of the CPH Climate Plan. Thanks to the new line and its connections to the existing network, residents will be able to move by foot, bike or public transport for 75 percent of their trips.
The fully automated Cityringen line is driverless and provides a 24-hour transport system that guarantees the mobility of 72 million passengers a year.
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