EICHELBERG TUNNEL IS SUCCESSFUL PROVING GROUND FOR UPDATED JUMBO

The first of a new generation of advanced hydraulic drifters from Finland is now in full operational use drilling sandstones in a tunnel on Germany's Hannover-Wurzburg fast intercity railway. Up to 25% more penetration for the same input of energy is claimed for the drill. This article discusses the machinery in general and its particular application in the Eichelberg Tunnel construction, including tunneling techniques, drill patterns, mucking, and other aspects of the work.

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    Morgan-Grampian Limited

    30 Calderwood Street
    London SE18 6QH,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Martin, David
  • Publication Date: 1984-6

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  • Accession Number: 00391571
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 30 1985 12:00AM