EventsRenovation of the Wipkingen Viaduct Zurich

Renovation of the Wipkingen Viaduct Zurich

The visit to the construction site at the Wipkingen viaduct offers you the opportunity to take a look behind the scenes of one of the largest railway projects in the city of Zurich.


The following programme is waiting for you.

13:30 Meeting point

The tour starts at the installation site. A short introduction to the project follows.

14:30 Guided tour of the construction site

Experience railway construction under operation. You will learn more about the coordination of the various railway engineering works in the project planning and execution phase. Among other things, the new construction of the ballasted track, renovation of steel bridges and brickwork, as well as the interface with the Wipkingen railway station sub-project (passenger subway and platform construction) and the Wipkingen tunnel (repair and slab track).

16:00 Aperitif

At the end, you will have the opportunity to meet the project managers and ask questions.


We look forward to your registration! The registration window for the free event is open. All students on technical degree programmes in Switzerland can register. The number of participants is limited to 25 students. There will be a waiting list if the number of registrations exceeds the number of places available.

Target group

The guided tour is primarily aimed at students of civil engineering. However, the construction site is also worth a visit for students of architecture and traffic management. All students of technical degree programmes with an interest in railway construction / railway technology / maintenance / bridge construction are invited to register.


Arik Baruch, Construction Manager, AFRY Schweiz AG (LinkedIn)

Katherina Mützenberg, Construction Manager, AFRY Schweiz AG (LinkedIn)

Michel Hinder, Site Management, AFRY Schweiz AG

Stefan Hohl, Project management / Project author, AFRY Schweiz AG

More about the renovation of the viaduct

Detailed information on the large-scale project can be found on the SBB project page (available only in German): Umbau Bahnhof Zürich Wipkingen und Sanierung des Wipkinger Viadukts | SBB

For students by former students

The project managers will be happy to tell you more about entering the railway industry. Take advantage of this opportunity.

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