RAPID TRANSIT TUNNEL DIMENSIONS IN THE UNITED STATES: A BRIEF SUMMARY

Inside dimensions and shapes of existing and planned rapid transit tunnels in the United States are identified. Included is a discussion of the factors involved in deriving the inside dimensions of a tunnel and methods of calculating circular tunnel diameters. Background information is provided for use in discussions concerning the need for standardization of tunnel dimensions.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Transportation Systems Center

    55 Broadway, Kendall Square
    Cambridge, MA  USA  02142
  • Authors:
    • Saulnier, G
  • Publication Date: 1975-7

Media Info

  • Pagination: 36 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00092430
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT-TSC-OST-75-24 Final Rpt.
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 5 1981 12:00AM