REPAIR OF RAILWAY TUNNELS - METHODS OF NON-DESTRUCTIVE TESTING AND STRENGTHENING

RENOVATION DES TUNNELS FERROVIAIRES - METHODES D'AUSCULTATION ET DE CONFORTEMENT

THE SNCF NETWORK HAS 1400 TUNNELS (REPRESENTING 550 KM OF UNDERGROUND GALLERIES); OVER HALF OF THOSE TUNNELS ARE OVER 100 YEARS OLD, APPROXIMATELY 80% OVER 75 YEARS. THIS ARTICLE REVIEWS THE EXPERIENCE GAINED BY THE SNCF IN THE FIELD OF TUNNEL REPAIR AND STRENGTHENING. IN PARTICULAR THE FOLLOWING POINTS ARE CONSIDERED: EVOLUTION OF TUNNELS IN TIME; ORGANIZATION OF TUNNEL SURVEILLANCE; NON-DESTRUCTIVE CONTROL METHODS; SPECIAL CONDITIONS FOR TAKING ACTION; METHODOLOGY FOR STRENGTHENING STUDIES; CURRENT TENDENCIES IN REPAIR TECHNIQUES.

Language

  • French

Media Info

  • Serial:
    • ANN ITBTP
    • Issue Number: 373(TRAV PUBL
    • ISSN: 0020-2568

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01289661
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Institut Francais des Sciences et Technologies des Transports, de l'Aménagement et des Réseaux (IFSTTAR)
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: Nov 21 2010 1:53AM