19 degrees
Author: Kraut
Date: 07-11-2019 - 08:51

I believe it is 19 degrees. There is no limit on length of cars, as some of the passenger carriages V&T uses are standard Pullmans.


Joe Cullum Wrote:
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> 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:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > 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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