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Burrowing past the Reichstag A huge road, rail and subway project is starting to materialise in the shadow of the Reichstag.

One of Europe's biggest civil engineering projects is in full swing in the shadow of Berlin's recently refurbished Reichstag building. Just north of Germany's new parliament is a huge open cut, watertight box in which contractors are casting three separate tunnel tubes for a road, a railway line and a subway. The projects have a combined value of £2.3bn.

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