oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - World-class tunnel lining expertise : on the cover
|Article Title||World-class tunnel lining expertise : on the cover|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Author||Ian Thoms and Oliver Gertsmann|
|Publication Date||Aug 1974|
|Pages||46 - 48|
The Gautrain Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) is a colossal moving factory that is boring a 3 km section of tunnel from Rosebank Station southwards, while at the same time lining the tunnel behind it with pre-cast concrete segments that are installed within the protection of the tail shield of the TBM.
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