Re: Around instead?
Author: Joe Cullum
Date: 07-10-2019 - 10:47

Do you know how tough in degrees is the curvature over the shoe flyed tunnel? Looks like it can also be daylighted and get a cosmetic cut and cover type of operation.

What type of equipment is restricted from this curve?

David Dewey Wrote:
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> As I understand it, the way to re-establish the
> tunnel is to do a "cut & cover" operation. There
> is no way to "go around" the location, it is
> actually a very short tunnel.
> I believe re-establishing the tunnel will actually
> stabilize the area by eliminating the possibly
> collapsing tunnel and providing engineered fill
> around it instead of just dirt dumped in a hole as
> was done back in the day.
> As I recall, the main concern was the vibrations
> caused by the train running through the tunnel,
> but as it is now, the train comes pretty close to
> the tunnel anyways, so it's probably already
> "vibrating the earth" in the area.
> The other tunnel that really needs stabilizing and
> reopening is the one with the shoe-fly around it;
> those curves are limiting what can go up the
> tracks.



Subject Written By Date/Time (PST)
  V&T Freight House and Property Alf Doten 07-09-2019 - 10:43
  Re: V&T Freight House and Property HUTCH 7.62 07-09-2019 - 18:07
  Re: V&T Freight House and Property Hail the 4014 07-09-2019 - 21:31
  Under E Street Kraut 07-09-2019 - 22:58
  Re: Around instead? Can you tell me the way 07-10-2019 - 00:53
  Re: Around instead? David Dewey 07-10-2019 - 08:30
  Re: Around instead? Joe Cullum 07-10-2019 - 10:47
  Re: Around instead? David Dewey 07-10-2019 - 19:23
  19 degrees Kraut 07-11-2019 - 08:51


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