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Official start of construction of Austria's largest building project

Published: March 29, 2011; 01:43 · (Vindobona)

The start of construction of the controversial Koralm tunnel, a railway connection between Carinthia and Styria, has occurred. The 20km long tunnel will be completed in 2022.

The groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of the controversial infrastructure project was completed yesterday by government officials and the provincial governors of Styria and Carinthia. The tunnel is the core of the 130 km long link track between the provincial capitals Graz and Klagenfurt.

The total project is estimated at € 5.3bn; the railway track to be completed by…

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