CONSTRUCTION OF NEW SANYO TRUNK LINE AND ITS TUNNEL

DETAILS ARE GIVEN OF THE LAYOUT AND CONSTRUCTION OF THE HIGH-SPEED SANYO SHIN-KANSEN (NSL) RAILWAY WHICH, WHEN COMPLETED WILL COVER A DISTANCE OF 565 KM. THE PROPORTIONS OF TUNNEL TO THE TOTAL LENGTH OF THE LINE WILL BE 47 PER CENT. INCLUDED IN THE ROUTE IS THE SHIN-KAMMON UNDERSEA TUNNEL LINKING HONSHU WITH KYUSHU OVER A DISTANCE OF 18,560M. DETAILS OF TUNNEL CONSTRUCTION METHODS ARE GIVEN. /TRRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Civil Engineering /Japan

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  • Authors:
    • Shimada, T
  • Publication Date: 1970

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 82-92
  • Serial:
    • Volume: 9

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00215764
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 11 1973 12:00AM