oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - The foundations for the new railway station, Cape Town

Volume 8, Issue 5
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



The paper descriptionbes peculiar sub-surface conditions at the site of the now Cape Town railway station and puts forward a hypothesis to explain how these sub-surface conditions came to be present. The various forms of foundation treatment for the complexity of structures in the station are discussed in terms of the sub-surface conditions.

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