oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - The construction methods used on the twin railway tunnels near Pietermaritzburg
|Article Title||The construction methods used on the twin railway tunnels near Pietermaritzburg|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Publication Date||Dec 1961|
|Pages||245 - 247|
|Keyword(s)||Arcing, Barring down, Carboning, Excavation, Grizzeley, Igneous dolerite, Loaders, Manhours, Post blast ventilation, Sandstone, Shunting, Steel shuttering and Traction|
The paper descriptionbed the construction of twin railway tunnels, 3 miles long, through the escarpment at Hilton Road, near Pietermaritzburg. The tunnels were opened to traffic on March 28, 1960.
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