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Crossrail Breakthrough 2015: From tunnelling to track

18 Dec 2015 - 2 years ago    Crossrail Project

Crossrail tunnelling began in 2012 and ended at Farringdon in May with the break through of tunnelling machine Victoria. Eight 1000 tonne tunnelling machines ...


Crossrail Breakthrough: Tunnelling marathon completes

01 Jul 2015 - 3 years ago    Crossrail Project

The Prime Minister and Mayor of London Boris Johnson celebrated the completion of Crossrail's tunnels by going 40 metres below the capital to thank the men ...


Breakthrough: Crossrail's tunnelling story

26 Feb 2015 - 3 years ago    Crossrail Project

A new exhibition Breakthrough: Crossrail's tunnelling story, will give visitors an experience of London's hidden subterranean landscape when it opened to the ...


Crossrail Tunnelling: Countdown to the big east-west breakthrough

30 Jan 2015 - 3 years ago    Crossrail Project

Crossrail is on track to link all tunnels with a big east/west breakthrough at Farringdon in the spring. Elizabeth now has 750m of tunnel to bore, before arriving at ...


Crossrail Tunnelling: TBM Elizabeth breaks through into Liverpool Street

30 Jan 2015 - 3 years ago    Crossrail Project

Tunnel machine Elizabeth, named after HM The Queen, successfully broke in to the eastern end of Liverpool Street Crossrail station this morning.


Behind the hoardings: Constructing Crossrail's eastern running tunnels, October 2014

03 Oct 2014 - 4 years ago    Crossrail Project

Tunnel machine Ellie has started her 900 metre journey from Limmo Peninsula, near Canning Town, towards Victoria Dock Portal in east London. Over the next ...


Crossrail Tunnelling: TBM Elizabeth breaks through into Stepney Green cavern

07 Nov 2013 - 5 years ago    Crossrail Project

Crossrail reached another important milestone today as 1000 tonne tunnel boring machine Elizabeth broke into one of Europe's largest mined caverns, 40m ...


Crossrail Tunnelling: Completion of running tunnels in Docklands & southeast London

23 Oct 2014 - 4 years ago    Crossrail Project

Crossrail's Programme Director, Simon Wright gives an overview of the tunnelling milestones reached so far and the challenges that lie ahead. Crossrail's train ...


Crossrail tunnelling - the story so far

31 May 2013 - 5 years ago    Crossrail Project

Crossrail's construction commenced on 15 May 2009 with the start of work on Canary Wharf station, with tunnelling work starting in May 2012. The western ...


Crossrail's giant tunnelling machines lowered 40 metres underground

21 Nov 2012 - 6 years ago    Crossrail Project

Crossrail has marked a major milestone in the construction of London's new rail line with the lowering of a 550 tonne tunnelling machine into a 40 metre deep ...


Crossrail Tunnelling Breakthrough: Elizabeth reaches Stepney Green

08 Nov 2013 - 5 years ago    Crossrail Project

Crossrail reached another important milestone today as 1000 tonne tunnel boring machine Elizabeth broke into one of Europe's largest mined caverns, 40m ...


Crossrail Tunnelling: Building the Thames Tunnel

27 Feb 2015 - 3 years ago    Crossrail Project

Venture beneath the River Thames on an exclusive behind the scenes tour of Crossrail's Thames Tunnel. To deliver Crossrail services to Abbey Wood, a new ...


Crossrail Tunnelling: TBM Victoria breaks through into Whitechapel

07 Apr 2014 - 4 years ago    Crossrail Project

Crossrail's train tunnels are three quarters complete following the breakthrough of Victoria, one of the project's huge boring machines, into Whitechapel station.


Behind the hoardings: Crossrail Connaught Tunnel

23 Jul 2014 - 4 years ago    Crossrail Project

To deliver the Crossrail branch to Abbey Wood, a major proportion of the construction work involves reusing disused rail infrastructure including the Connaught ...


Fairclough Tunnelling - Breakthrough

20 May 2016 - 2 years ago    Schwing Stetter (UK) Ltd

1990's video showing the construction of a Thames Water tunnel under London.


Crossrail tunnelling: Drone's eye view of Crossrail's completed rail tunnels

04 Jun 2015 - 3 years ago    Crossrail Project

Crossrail's tunnelling marathon under London is now complete. Crossrail tunnelling began in the summer of 2012 and ended at Farringdon with the ...


Crossrail tunnelling: TBM Victoria breaks into Liverpool Street station

12 Mar 2015 - 3 years ago    Crossrail Project

Tunnel machine Victoria, named after Queen Victoria who oversaw the birth of modern railways, has successfully broken in to the eastern end of Liverpool Street ...


Crossrail completes first tunnel "breakthrough" August 2012

07 Sep 2012 - 6 years ago    Crossrail Project

Crossrail has successfully completed it's first tunnelling "breakthrough" at our Limmo Peninsular worksite, near Canning Town. The "breakthrough" took place at ...


Crossrail Railway Systems: Drilling rig begins operation in the Crossrail tunnels

31 Mar 2016 - 2 years ago    Crossrail Project

A state-of-the-art drilling rig will move through the tunnels drilling more than 250000 holes in the tunnel lining. The first machine drills all the holes that will ...


Crossrail tunnel marathon Breakthrough

21 Jan 2018 - 10 months ago    Engineers TV

Please watch: "Peshawar BRT new Updates" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GulUT2uoli4 --~-- Breakthrough at Crossrail tunnel Crossrail's tunnelling ...