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Tunnelling for and into the future of European railways

The remarkable volume of tunnelling on a worldwide basis during…

17 September 2010 | By Prof. Dr.-Ing. Alfred Haack, Past President of ITA – International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association and former Executive Board Member of STUVA – Research Association for Underground Transportation Facilities

The remarkable volume of tunnelling on a worldwide basis during the last two or three decades (see Figure 1) is not defined by the demands to improve the railway networks in many countries. Stimulation in this direction is especially given by the generally highly ranked socio-political requirement of improved mobility…

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ITA COSUF – scope, activities & structure

COSUF – the ITA-Committee on Operational Safety of Underground Facilities,…

26 November 2007 | By Dipl.-Ing. Felix Amberg, President of COSUF and Chairman of Amberg Engineering Ltd/Hagerbach Test Gallery Ltd and Prof. Dr.-Ing. Alfred Haack, Past-Chairman, STUVA e.V.,

COSUF – the ITA-Committee on Operational Safety of Underground Facilities, was set-up in May 2005 at the ITA World Tunnel Congress in Istanbul, Turkey. This important step followed a joint initiative of eight European research projects which all aimed at improved tunnel safety after the disastrous fire accidents in various…

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Tunnelling for European high-speed railways

Since the 1980s railway traffic for passengers has experienced a…

28 July 2006 | By Prof. Dr.-Ing. Alfred Haack, Past President of the ITA – International Tunnelling Association, and Managing Director and Board Member of STUVA – Research Association for Underground Transportation Facilities

Since the 1980s railway traffic for passengers has experienced a renaissance. Especially France and some time later Germany started to construct and operate their first high-speed lines with speeds between 300 and 350km per hour. Later, other European countries followed; such as Italy, Spain and the UK, and even the…