Subway line U1 - Construction phase U1/4 – "Leopoldau"

Project Description

Project description:
Subway line U1:  km 24.680 – km 25.557
Section length: 877 m
Total track length: 6,520 m
Construction of a ramp structure with cut-and-cover method with an enclosed subway station on terrain level with adjacent reversing and parking tracks with operating facilities; these works were carried out with a view to the planned construction of a park-and-ride facility on top of the station and a superstructure for a residential building above the ramp.

Ramp structure with cut-and-cover method
Station with two underground passages and parking tracks plus operating facility built of in-situ concrete, resp. as prefabricated constructions
Connecting tunnel to the ÖBB (Austrian Federal Railways) station Leopoldau with cut-and-cover method, thereby crossing eight ÖBB tracks
Approx. 13,000 m2 hall as prefabricated construction with lightweight-steel roof (arch) with 4 naves and 11 tracks
Two-story park and ride facility above the subway station of reinforced concrete with prefabricated slabs.
Exterior facilities (loading track, storage area and access roads)


Client: Wiener Linien GesmbH & Co KG
Contact person: Ing. Saghy
B67 – Department: Bautechnische Angelegenheiten der U-Bahn (Subway Construction/Engineering)
T:  +43 1 7909-67500
Project: Subway line U1, building section 4, station Leopoldau with reversing and parking tracks
Project area: Vienna
Net cost of structural work: Approx. €20 mill.
Planning period: May 1999 (largely completed)
Construction period: August 2001 (on-going)

Scope of works:
Traffic planning

  • Application for license and civic participation procedure
  • Submission planning
  • Planning of construction phases
  • Planning the relocation of interior facilities
  • Tender planning
  • Detailed planning
  • Planning coordination compliant with the Austrian Construction Work Coordination Act (BauKG)

Structural engineering services

  • Structural pre-design
  • Construction proposal as part of the submission planning, calculation of quantities, tender specifications
  • Execution planning: detailed structural planning, formwork and reinforcement plans, management plans and detailed design

Architectural design: Client's group of architects.



U-bahn / Straßenbahn

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