Rail

Dublin Metro North, Ireland

Client: PARSONS BRINKERHOFF and JACOBS Feasibility review of station cavern in weak sedimentary rock mass, located beneath heavily loaded bridge foundations.

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Gerrards Cross Tunnel Collapse, UK

Client TESCO STORES LTD – BLP Investigation of the collapse of a large span (20m), precast segmental arch – fill structure some 300m in length over a live railway. Detailed assessment of lining – ground interactive behaviour.

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Triangeln Station Cavern – Malmo, Sweden

Client    CITYTUNNELN Review of feasibility, assessment of construction options and preparation of Indicative Design for large span (28m) station cavern in weak bedded rock with shallow cover in an urban area.  Comprehensive engineering geological characterisation and geotechnical evaluation of weak … Continue reading

Posted in Caverns and Underground Mines, Rail

Shatin Central KCRC, Hong Kong

Client    ATKINS CHINA LTD Design services for Concept through to Detailed Design for proposed new stations at Admiralty and Central.  Stations to be located in large span caverns, within foliated granites (Central).

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Channel Tunnel Rail Link – North Downs Tunnel, UK

Client: RAIL LINK ENGINEERING (UK) Review and design input of a single bore 3.2km long, 14m span tunnel through chalk rocks. Specialist input on discontinuous rock mass response in weak rocks during construction stage. Design analyses and provision of support … Continue reading

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