On the Shinkansen line the proportion of viaducts has been increasing and 49% of the track of the Tohoku and the Joetsu Shinkansen now under construction is taken up by viaducts. Up to the present time, the viaducts built were rigid frame concrete structures. Recently girder erection equipment of the overhead crane type has been perfected and is described in this article.

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    Japan Railway Engineers' Association

    2-5-18 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku
    Tokyo,   Japan 
  • Authors:
    • Niwa, T
  • Publication Date: 1978

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  • Features: Figures; Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 18-19
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  • Accession Number: 00178952
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Japanese Railway Engineering
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 29 1978 12:00AM