A NEW MODE OF TRANSPORT IN HONG KONG: THE UNDERGROUND RAILWAY STATIONS ON THE ISLAND

UN NOUVEAU MOYEN DE TRANSPORT A HONG KONG: LE METRO-LES STATIONS DE L'ILE

The authors describe the construction of the underground railway and 3 stations: Pedder, Chater and Admiralty. The development of the project is outlined together with the principles on which the preliminary plan was based. Details are given of the main constructional problems: safety of the stations vis a vis the water level, construction of the foundations of a future building located north of Pedder. Attention is drawn to the 1,20 M thick slurry trench walls, geotechnical problems during the construction of station Chater in the vicinity of buildings, the hydraulic problem caused by the construction of the stations (dam effect).

  • Corporate Authors:

    Federation Nationale des Trav Publ & des Synd Aff

    6 Avenue Pierre Premier de Serbie
    Paris 16e,   France 
  • Authors:
    • Hamon, P
    • Baum, P
    • Drye, H
  • Publication Date: 1979-11

Language

  • French

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 37-45
  • Serial:
    • Travaux
    • Issue Number: 537
    • Publisher: Federation Nationale des Trav Publ & des Synd Aff

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00331116
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Laboratoire Central des Ponts et Chausees (LCPC)
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 12 1982 12:00AM