GEOTECHNICS AND MECHANIZED TUNNEL BORING--THE ECHAILLON EXPERIENCE

LA GEOTECHNIQUE ET LE CREUSEMENT MECANISE DES TUNNELS-EXPERIENCE D'ECHAILLON

Report on the experience gained with the boring of a road tunnel in the Alpine crystalline range at Echaillon (Dauphine Alps). The 4.7 km tunnel (diameter: 5.8 m) was bored with a WIRTH machine in 4150 hours of work. This operation was monitored by the Technical Division of the French Electricity Board and the Toulouse Mineralogical Laboratory.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Societe de Diffusion de Tech du Bat et de Trav Pub

    9 rue la Perouse
    Paris 16e,   France 
  • Authors:
    • Cordel, R
  • Publication Date: 1974-11

Language

  • French

Media Info

Subject/Index Terms

  • TRT Terms: Tunneling; Tunnels
  • Subject Areas: Bridges and other structures; Railroads;

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00099768
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: International Railway Documentation, Selection of
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 18 1975 12:00AM