Thames Tideway’s first two tunnel boring machines have been lowered 53m underground at the project’s Kirtling Street central site ahead of a 12km excavation drive which is set to start […]
Tunnel boring machine (TBM) Amy has broken through at Kennington to complete the tunnelling programme on London Underground’s Northern line extension.
The ‘Chunnel’ may be the UK’s most famous underwater tunnel, but the British have been trying to dig to Europe since 1880 – and plans still remain for a second […]
Since the announcement that high speed rail link HS2 would pass through Woodlesford, there have been rumblings of discontent. Revised plans for HS2 as it passes through Woodlesford have done away […]
A tunnel under the Pennines to provide a new road link between Sheffield and Manchester is technically feasible and worth exploring further, according to Highways England engineers. At between 20km […]
Tunnel boring machine (TBM) Fillie has broken through at Farnworth Tunnel, completing a tunnelling drive at the centre of the North West electrification project. Network Rail and contractor J. Murphy & […]
Transport for London (TfL) is on the lookout for suppliers to deliver civil engineering and tunnelling works for London Underground over an eight-year, £350m framework. The Civils and Tunnelling Framework […]
Works on the massive £700m Victoria station upgrade have reached a “major milestone” with a final tunnelling breakthrough on 14th September. London Underground (LU) engineers tunnelled through the final metre […]
UK, “Exceptionally poor” ground conditions have delayed the project to enlarge Farnworth Tunnel between Bolton and Manchester.
Planning permission is granted for the £1.7 billion York Potash mine project in Yorkshire, UK. The project includes a 36.5km x 6.5m o.d. TBM-bored tunnel between the mine head site at Dove’s Nest Farm near Whitby, and a portal near the town of Redcar.