TITLE

Safety takes centre stage

AUTHOR(S)
Vetsch, H. P.
PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
Railway Gazette International;Jul2011, Vol. 167 Issue 7, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers a look at the Gotthard Base Tunnel project in Switzerland in 2011 and its focus on safety. The safety specialists of AlpTransit Gotthard faced challenges in establishing the project's safety strategy. The tunnel features two single track bores in order to keep risk as low as possible. An array of train control and train management equipment reportedly ensured railway safety within the tunnel.
ACCESSION #
64297553

 

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