The "Coburg Tageblatt" reported on the current status of the project slab track on the track Coburg-Ilmenau. The official groundbreaking ceremony for the new slab track project was held on October 15 with government and business officials present. Porr´s COO Hans Wenkebach and Hubert Wetschnig, the Managing Director of Porr Bau GmbH took part in the ceremony.
Porr´s engineers have set an ambitious goal for the construction of the Ebensfeld-Ilmenau railway extions which has just begun. “Our goal is to lay some 400 meters a day,” said Hans Wenkenbach to Coburger Tageblatt newspaper.