oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Railway developments on the Cape Town foreshore

Volume 7, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



This paper was of particular interest to the speaker, who had been associated with the planning of the Cape Town foreshore from 1943 to 1946 and who was one of the advisors to the South African Railways during the sittings of the Szlumper Committee in 1945. Reference to the schemes investigated by Messrs Longstreth Thompson and Thornton White would indicate quite clearly the fundamental differences in the viewpoints of the City Council and the Railway Administration during that period.

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