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Meet our giant tunnelling machines - Crossrail

Meet our giant tunnelling machines. Digging the new tunnels was a 24-hour a day job, 7 days a week. Crossrail used eight tunnel boring machines (TBMs) to construct the new rail tunnels under London.

Tunnelling - Crossrail

Crossrail tunnelling began in May 2012 and ended at Farringdon in May 2015 with the arrival of tunnelling machine Victoria. For three years, eight 1,000 tonne tunnelling machines have bored 42km or 26 miles of new 6.2 metres diameter rail tunnels under London.

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Meet Crossrail's giant tunnelling machines - YouTube

Crossrail will use eight tunnel boring machines (TBMs) to construct the new tunnels under London. These huge machines will work 24 hours a day beneath the streets of London, excavating large ...

Crossrail - Wikipedia

"Crossrail's giant tunnelling machines unveiled". BBC News. 2 January 2012. "Crossrail: A rare look deep under London" (video). BBC News. 25 January 2013

Crossrail: The monster tunnelling under London streets - BBC

The machine is a remarkable and unique piece of equipment. Purpose-built for Crossrail by German firm Herrenknecht – one of a handful of TBM manufacturers in the world – it cost around £10m ...

Crossrail Tunneling Begins in Southeast London - Tunnel ...

Sophia, Crossrail’s fifth tunnelling machine, began her journey from Plumstead to North Woolwich on Jan. 9 as part of the construction of a tunnel under the River Thames for London’s new rail link.

Crossrail Tunnelling: TBM Elizabeth breaks through into ...

Crossrail reached another important milestone today as 1,000 tonne tunnel boring machine Elizabeth broke into one of Europe's largest mined caverns, 40m below Stepney Green in the East End of London.

Crossrail: Tunneling Beneath London - The Atlantic

Crossrail: Tunneling Beneath London. ... five tunnel boring machines are creating a kilometer of new tunnel under London every two weeks. ... Workers line up rails for the tunneling machine at ...

Manufacturer selected for remaining Crossrail tunnel boring ...

The remaining two tunnel boring machines (TBMs) required to construct Crossrail will be manufactured by Herrenknecht AG, Germany. The final two TBMs will dig Crossrail’s Thames Tunnel in south-east London. Once complete, Crossrail will dramatically cut journey times for travellers in south east ...

Crossrail - London's innovative high-speed rail - Bechtel

Crossrail's eight tunnel boring machines, each weighing 1000 tonnes, spent three years burrowing under London to construct 42km of new tunnels. Tunneling overview One of the biggest challenges was tunneling.

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KAMY series of Roadheaders offers the best cutting performance in a wide range of rock formations. Equipped with geometrically optimized transverse or longitudinal cutter heads, these flexible machines can be used to excavate subway tunnels, road tunnels, railway tunnels and water tunnels without using explosives.