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This report compiles the results from the METRO project. The different parts of theproject – design fires, evacuation, integrated fire control, smoke control, extraordinarystrain onconstructions an… (More)
A fire in an underground mass transport system is a great challenge for the fire and rescue services. The outcome of both the evacuation and the fire and rescue operation is dependent of the fire b… (More)
A total of six fire tests were conducted in a mock-up of a subway carriage that is about 1/3 of a full wagon length. They were carried out under a large scale calorimeter in a laboratory environment.… (More)
An emergency operation in case of a tunnel fire can easily become a complex operation. The objectives are to save people in danger, save the tunnel and its installations as well as vehicles trapped… (More)
This report presents the results from full-scale tests where the reversed airflow in different tunnels were measured. Two cases for each set up of fans were studied.In the first case the fans were ...
This paper presents an overview of recent tests performed in the Masthamn and Stadsgard tunnels in Sweden. The aim of the tests was to investigate if combinations of smaller fans could be used for ...
Three large scale fire tests were performed with a commuter train inside a tunnel. Two ofthe tests used an ignition source inside the train carriage and in one test a pool fire wasplaced under the ...
Sala silvergruva var aktiv redan pa 1400-talet men det finns indikationer pa att brytning i mindre skala fanns redan pa 1100-talet. Gruvans storhetstid var under 1500- och 1600-talen och 1908 uppho… (More)