VDE 8.2, 8.1 Los 2 Mitte FF & 8.1 Los 3 Süd FF

The new lines VDE 8.2 Erfurt–Leipzig/Halle, VDE 8.1 Lot 2 Mitte  and VDE 8.1 Lot 3 Süd are standardgauge, double-track electrified railway lines for high-speed passenger and freight traffic. They have a total length of 123 km, 44 km and 22 km.

The sections, as part of the traffic project German Unity No. 8 from Munich to Berlin, are newly equipped with a ballast-less track.