Fehmarn tunnel's sister projects

In 2009, the Danish parliament and the German Bundestag ratified the State treaty between Denmark and Germany, which forms the basis for the establishment of the Fehmarnbelt link. In addition to the 18 km long tunnel, the project also provides connections to the rail and road network on the Danish and German sides.

Project partners for connecting the road and rail network to the tunnel 

While Femern A/S is responsible for planning and building the immersed tunnel, the company’s project partners in Denmark and Germany are responsible for the separate construction projects on land.  


The Danish Road Directorate

The Danish Road Directorate is responsible for planning and establishing the motorway link to the Fehmarnbelt tunnel on the Danish side. The Road Directorate is also responsible for planning and establishing the new Storstrøm Bridge. Read more about work on the Storstrøm Bridge here.


Banedanmark is responsible for upgrading the railway from Rødbyhavn to Ringsted, which will be upgraded to two electrified tracks and speeds of up to 200 km/h.  Read more about the project here. 


LBV Lübeck

Landesbetrieb Straßenbau und Verkehr (LBV) is responsible for planning and establishing the connection to the road network between Heiligenhafen and Puttgarden in Germany. Read more about this here.

Deutsche Bahn AG

Deutsche Bahn AG is responsible for planning and establishing the connection to the rail network in Germany. More details about the new German rail link is available from Deutsche Bahn here.

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