CENOR participation in the book «Tunneling in Portugal»


2014 .



CENOR participated in the edition of the book «Tunneling in Portugal», elaborating 13 of the 72 bilingual datasheets, with information on some of the major Portuguese tunneling works, reflecting the design options and the construction solutions adopted during their execution.

Among the tunnels executed in mainland Portugal, CENOR presented the Espinho City Tunnel Crossing, the Trofa Railway Tunnel, the Mato Forte Tunnel and the Metropolitan Stations of Terreiro do Paço (Lisbon) and Heroísmo and 24 de Agosto (Oporto).

Concerning the tunnels executed in Madeira Island, CENOR presented a datasheet on Madeira Old Tunnels, as well as one on the New Tunnels, also presenting some datasheets on the Faial/Cortado Tunnel, the West Santa Cruz and East Santa Cruz Tunnels, the Pontinha Tunnel, the Caniçal Double Tunnel and on the Socorridos Pumping Station and Tailrace Tunnel.

This book was coedited, on April 2014, by SPG (Portuguese Geotechnical Society), by CPT (Portuguese Tunnel and Underground Space Committee) and by LNEC (Portuguese Laboratory of Civil Engineering).

Related Links:

SPG News (PT)

Index and List of Contributors (PT/EN)

Lowering Works of the Railway Crossing the City of Espinho

Minho Railway Line – Trofa’s Bypass Tunnel

A10 Bucelas/Carregado Motorway – Mato Forte Tunnel

Terreiro do Paço Metro Station

Porto Light Rail System – 24 Agosto, Heroísmo and S. Bento Stations

Socorridos Pumping Station and Tailrace Tunnel

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