Historic railway tunnel construction, Coventry

16 October, 2017 | 18:00 - 20:00

A look back at the early construction of railway tunnels
A look back at the early construction of railway tunnels

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.

Speaker

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

Event materials

The following materials are available for download:

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