China interested in Sweden-Denmark tunnelStaff Writer | February 26, 2018
A Chinese company will put forth a proposal to build a tunnel between Helsingborg in Sweden and Helsingør in Denmark, the so-called HH-tunnel.
Transportation The viability of the build has already been considered
A Chinese company is to put forward a report on technical aspects of building the tunnel, reports media News Øresund.
The China Railway Tunnel Group (CRTG) contacted the municipality in Helsingborg during the winter and has sent representatives to the city to look at existing material relating to the project, according to the report.
The company is a subsidiary of China Railway Group Limited, one of the world's biggest railway construction companies, which is majority owned by the Chinese state.
Regional politicians in both Sweden and Denmark have said the tunnel is needed to supplement the Öresund Bridge, TT writes.
The viability of the build has already been considered at national level and the two countries will jointly apply for EU funded for further feasibility study. ■