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Tunnelling challenges in the Alps


Tunneling in the Alps has attracted eminent engineers and created landmarks in the history of tunnel building. This tradition will continue with the construction of the new high-speed rail base tunnels. The problems of tunneling under high overburden are examined and the technology used to deal with them.


Kovári, Kalman

Index Terms:

rock; TunnelingGroup; tunneling

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Date published: 1998