oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Construction of the Swaziland Railway
|Article Title||Construction of the Swaziland Railway|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Author||H.C. Davies, P.H. & Randall|
|Publication Date||Oct 2000|
|Pages||277 - 294|
|Keyword(s)||Construction, Contract, Non-existent railway background and Swaziland Railway|
This paper descriptionbes the construction of the Swaziland Railway, the events leading up to the realisation of the project, together with its design and economics. The project is unusual for modern times in that the territory in which the line was built had no existing railway or railway background. The overall organisation is detailed, covering the functions of the Railway Board, the Consulting Engineers and the various contractors.
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