On 21 March 2006, Max Bögl, the founder of the company and honorary citizen of the municipality of Sengenthal, would have turned 100. Due to his innovative strength and entrepreneurial skill during the hard pre-war and post-war years, the master bricklayer laid the foundations for many thousand secure jobs across the decades.
After successful tests, the new Nürnberg – Ingolstadt ICE railway line is inaugurated in mid-May with a VIP-trip. The ballastless Slab Track System FF Bögl was installed as a communication track in the "North". The Max Bögl Group was also significantly involved in the earthworks and foundation, as well as in the tunnel construction of the railway line.
With a spectacular light-show of fireworks, spot lights and screens, Berlin’s new central station is inaugurated at the end of May before 100,000 people. With the significant involvement of the Max Bögl Group, Europe’s largest interchange station – a technical marvel costing approximately 700 million Euros – can go into operation after 10 years’ construction.
In time for the Football World Cup, at the end of May, the Marienplatz underground station opens, the most technically demanding project in Munich‘s underground history to date. Over the course of the expansion of the platform under the town-hall – during which the by-pass tunnels were bored in artificially frozen soil – the diverse specialist departments of the Max Bögl Group were involved.
Friendliness, cheerfulness and creativity are part of life everywhere. At home in front of the telly, in front of big screens in public squares, or in the twelve world cup stadiums. Millions of enthusiastic fans created a friendly atmosphere and the best Football World Cup ever. You’re welcome in the arenas – for whose new construction the Max Bögl Group was the general contractor (Cologne, Frankfurt) or significantly involved (Munich).
The installation of the Strelasund crossing is entering its crucial phase with the erection of the striking128 m high pylons of the cable-stayed bridge. The guy wires reach lengths of 43 to 176 metres.
At 344 and 357 km/h, respectively, the multi-system locomotive "Taurus III" twice beat the speed record for electric locomotives in early September, set in France in 1955. Tailor-made for the new world record on the new high-speed Nürnberg-Ingolstadt line are the track supporting slabs of the FF Bögl system which were laid in the North.