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Lecture

Farnworth tunnels reconstruction, London

Event organised by The British Tunnelling Society

Date
04 February 2016
Time
18:00 - 20:00 GMT
Location
Institution of Civil Engineers
One Great George Street
Westminster
London
, SW1P 3AA
United Kingdom

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Overview

Investigation of the "Down" Tunnel found deformation and cracking of the lining and this was reconstructed during 11 weekend possessions.

The "Up" Tunnel was filled with low strength concrete and a 9m diameter open face shield was used to construct an 8m diameter segmental lined tunnel whilst traffic was maintained in the "Down" Tunnel.

Tea and biscuits will be available at 5.30pm

Advance booking not required

The event will be followed by a social in the ICE bar sponsored by J. Murphy & Sons Ltd, OTB Engineering Ltd and Network Rail

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Contact

In case of any query please contact;

The Secretary, BTS
t: 020 7665 2229
e: [email protected]

Visit: www.britishtunnelling.org.uk

For more information please contact:

Greg James