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France, Gourdon, skidding tunnel

General information

Railway tunnel was made to provide free passage for road around Gourdon. The tunnel was lifted with hydraulic jacks and then skidded during a weekend closure.

involved parties

General contractor: Eiffage TP

Engineering: EGIS JMI

Client: RFF / SNCF

Partner: Scales

Numbers/ technique used:

Mass: 1400ton

Skidding distance: 42m


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