Client: Jernbaneverket
Project: Bjørnfjell Station Snow Protection Tunnel
Place: Ofotbanen, Norway
Year: 2014
Delivery: Fabrication and erection of steel structure, steel plates roof, and ore pine cladding
  • share
  • Linkedin
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
Snow Protection Tunnel, Bjørnfjell Station Ofotbanen

NLI Scope

Fabrication and erection of new snow protection tunnel at Ofotbanen, including demolition of existing structures. The snow tunnel east of Bjørnfjell station are constructed with steel main support system, furthermore the underlying steel structure are covered with steel plate roof and ore pine cladding. The snow tunnel west of Bjørnfjell station are constructed by glulam bearings with steel plate roof and walls cladding, and is an extension of existing snow protection tunnel.

Length: approx. 230 m
Steel: approx. 800 tonnes
Glulam timber: approx. 115 m3
Steel plate cladding: approx. 4,400 m2
Ore pine: approx. 30,000 lm


Tommy Hansen