EXTENSION OF THE PICCADILLY LINE FROM HOUNSLOW WEST TO HEATHROW CENTRAL

The paper gives a history of events leading up to the authorization of the construction of the extension. Three separate contracts were involved, and a description of the design and method of construction in each case is given. The paper discusses the reasons for adopting a particular method of construction, and comments on problems encountered on each of the three contracts and the effectiveness of the various measures taken to overcome them. The particular difficulties of working under an operational airfield are detailed.

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: p. 191-218
  • Serial:
    • Volume: 60
    • Issue Number: Pt 1

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00141103
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 26 1981 12:00AM