Session Details

Success story of a completed project: Vienna’s new Central Railway Station

Date: 22 May 2018
Time: 17:00

The construction of Vienna Central Station has been one of the largest and most successful Austrian railway projects in recent years. With an investment of €1 billion it comprises 12 station tracks, five platforms and around 1,000 trains per day, covering over 50 hectares and stretching six kilometres. This presentation will focus on why the project experienced minimal problems and discuss successes and lessons learned. Innovative ideas for combatting failure, planning insight, precautions necessary for a successful project, and how new technology has transformed the overall process of a project, will be explored. a project.