Atal Tunnel is one of the world’s longest and highest-altitude tunnels and will reduce the distance between Manali and Leh in Himachal Pradesh by 46 km. Siemens has partnered and implemented latest tunnel automation and digital technologies for this prestigious project. The total length of the tunnel located at Rohtang Pass is 9.02 km and is at an elevation of 3,100 meters (10,000 feet), which makes it the world’s longest at this altitude.
Siemens’ technologies provide electrification, automation and digitalization solutions for local and remote monitoring, connectivity, lighting, ventilation, power distribution and fire safety systems within one of the world’s longest and highest altitude tunnels. These technologies can be continuously monitored in a completely reliable and safe manner under the most challenging environmental conditions – a first-of-its-kind worldwide.
Keywords: Atal Tunnel, Manali and Leh, Siemens, ARC Advisory Group.