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oa Civil Engineer in South Africa - Expansion of the carrying capacity of the Richards Bay railway line : project development

 

Abstract

The South African government has authorized the spending of R1 200 million to increase the carrying capacity of the coal exporting railway line to enable up to 67 million t of coal annually to be exported through Richards Bay Harbour.


This paper describes the various stages of the development of this project from the detailed design of the formation profile, the track structure and sub-structure to the design of the track deviations. Special problems of permanent way material supply and logistics, as well as the details and Implementation of the various aspects of the project are covered

Die Suid-Afrlkaanse regering het die uitgawe van R1 200 miljoen gemagtig om die dravermoƫ van die uitvoerspoorlyn vir steenkool te verhoog sodat soveel as 67 miljoen t steenkool jaarliks deur Richardsbaaihawe uitgevoer kan word


Die referaat beskrywe die verskillende stadiums van ontwikkeling van die projek, vanaf die ontwerp, van die formasieprofeil die baanstruktuur en substruktuur tot die ontwerp van die spoorverleggings. Spesifieke probleme word gedek wat ondervind is met die voorsiening van spoorbaanmateriaal asook besonderhede en implementering van verskillende aspekte van die projek.

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1985-03-01
2016-12-06
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