TITLE

Nothing 'boring' here

AUTHOR(S)
Murray, Tom
PUB. DATE
July 2016
SOURCE
Trains;Jul2016, Vol. 76 Issue 7, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on construction project of Gotthard Base railroad tunnel, which is the world's longest tunnel. Topics discussed include construction time of 17 years with involvement of a work force of 2,400 people, use of excavation process by tunnel boring machines, views of the Swiss Federal Railways officials regarding capacity of the tunnel, and reduced transit times by 2020.
ACCESSION #
115350573

 

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