Speed and capacity define tunnel fit-out

Bratschi, Oliver
July 2011
Railway Gazette International;Jul2011, Vol. 167 Issue 7, p40
Trade Publication
The author discusses the construction of the Gotthard Base Tunnel in Switzerland in 2011. He talks about the importance of speed and capacity to the tunnel fit-out. He identifies several systems that are needed to transform the tunnel into a high-capacity railway, including telecommunications, traction power supply, and fixed equipment. He also mentions the task required in installing the railway equipment, the sequence of the installation process, and the stages of the commissioning process.


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