Channel Tunnel Project
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Channel Tunnel Project a brief history by Reginald Arthur Ryves

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Published by R.T. Batsford in London .
Written in English


  • Tunnels -- English Channel -- History,
  • English Channel -- History

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Edition Notes

Statementby Reginald Arthur Ryves.
LC ClassificationsTF238C4 R9
The Physical Object
Pagination56 p. :
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18853741M

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This book majors mainly on the disgraceful relationship between; Eurotunnel the client, and TML the contractors. What a sad indictment of private industry, particularly in Britain. The book ends prior to the tunnel opening, I would have liked this included plus also the /5(3). The Channel Tunnel may be the greatest engineering project in Europe this century. This book describes the tremendous engineering achievement of the construction of the tunnel. Written by twenty of the key engineers involved, it provides a fascinating, informative and inspiring account of the project for both engineering professionals and general readers.4/5(1).   CRC Press, Sep 2, - Architecture - pages 0 Reviews The Channel Tunnel is a huge construction project, employing o people . We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow more.

Transmanche-Link (TML) is a consortium of five British and five French construction companies and the prime contractor for the Channel Tunnel, a project with the audacious goal of building three tunnels ( kilometers in total length) beneath the English Channel as well as constructing huge terminals at . The Channel Tunnel has been called the greatest engineering project of the century, overcoming a unique set of financial, political and engineering challenges. This book provides a comprehensive. The Channel Tunnel has significance as a prototype of public-private partnership in Britain, and I draw lessons from the experience, referring in particular to the challenges presented by the “infrastructure project circle.”The paper draws on material assembled for Terry Gourvish, The Official History of the Channel Tunnel (London, ). The Channel Tunnel may be the greatest engineering project in Europe this century. This book describes the tremendous engineering achievement of the construction of the tunnel.4/5(1).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Great Britain. Department of the Environment. Channel Tunnel project. London, H.M.S.O., (OCoLC) These proceedings from the conference held in October address in particular how the design of the rolling stock, control, communication, ventilation and power supply systems have developed into reality and how transportation issues and the maintenance and operation have played a prominent role in the execution of the Channel Tunnel project. The Channel Tunnel, also called the Euro Tunnel or Chunnel, actually consists of three tunnels, each 50 km long and bored in the rock below the seabed of the Channel. Two of the tubes are full sized and accommodate rail traffic. In between the two train tunnels is a smaller service tunnel that serves as an emergency escape route.   The Channel Tunnel, which is often called the Chunnel or the Euro Tunnel, is a railway tunnel that lies underneath the water of the English Channel and connects the island of Great Britain with mainland France. The Channel Tunnel, completed in and officially opened on May 6 of that year, is considered one of the most amazing engineering feats of the 20th : Jennifer Rosenberg.