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Event Organiser: The British Tunnelling Society

Historic railway tunnel construction, Coventry

  • Lecture
  • Coventry
  • 16 October 2017
  • 18:00 - 20:00
Historic railway tunnel construction, Coventry

About this event

This talk will go through the process of constructing a railway tunnel as practiced in the period 1830 to 1890. It is based on part of a study done for Network Rail and includes illustrations from Simms "Practical Tunnelling" 1844 and various other 19th Century works.


Peter Harris, Senior Technical Director Tunnels and Civil Engineering, COWI UK

Event venue

University of Warwick
Lecture Room MS.03
2nd Floor Zeeman Building
Coventry CV4 7AL
United Kingdom

For more information please contact:

Shelly-Ann Russell

e: shelly-ann.russell@ice.org.uk