oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - The Broodsnyersplaas - Richards Bay railway line and harbour: overall objectives, features, planning process and constraints

Volume 18, Issue 11
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



The first phase of the comprehensive Broodsnyersplaas - Richards Bay railway line and harbour project, one of the largest development schemes ever undertaken by the SA Railways and Harbours Administration, was opened to traffic on 1 April 1976. In this paper the scheme is reviewed historically while the more salient features concerning the overall planning and objectives of the integrated scheme, the nature and magnitude of which called for the closest liaison between many organizations, are discussed.

Loading full text...

Full text loading...


Article metrics loading...


This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error