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Crossrail begins last east London tunnel
Tunnel machine Ellie begins final lap from Limmo Peninsula to Victoria Dock One of Crossrail’s shortest but most complex tunnel drivesTunnel 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 machine Jessica completes her journey
New tunnel from Limmo Peninsula to Victoria Dock is finished. Crossrail’s rail tunnels are now 83% complete Europe’s largest construction project remains on time and within budgetCrossrail’s tunnel boring machine Jessica has completed a new train tunnel from Limmo Peninsula, near...
Crossrail completes unprecedented fortnight of tunnelling milestones
Crossrail’s western tunnels completed as tunnel boring machine (TBM) Ada reaches her final destination at Farringdon London’s newest Thames tunnel completed as TBM Sophia concludes her journey from Plumstead to North Woolwich while TBM Jessica finishes at Stepney Green cavern 42km...
Olympic champions join Crossrail’s marathon tunnelling race
Site Manager Bob Brown inspects Jessica ahead of her tunnelling launch at Pudding Mill Lane in the shadow of Olympic Park  'Jessica' starts tunnelling near Olympic Park and will be followed this winter by 'Ellie' in a 1.7 mile tunnelling sprint. Names for...
Crossrail’s tunnelling giant Phyllis reaches Bond Street station
Lead tunnelling machine Phyllis arrives at new Bond Street station on Davies Street Phyllis builds her 2000th tunnel ring as she approaches the halfway mark on her 6.8 kilometre / 4.3 mile tunnelling journey to Farringdon New station and improved transport links at Bond Street set to...
Crossrail tunnelling in southeast London gets underway
Sophia, Crossrail’s fifth tunnelling machine, today began construction of a tunnel under the River Thames for London’s new rail link. Crossrail’s tunnelling machine Sophia gets going as work starts on newest rail tunnel under the Thames Machine specially equipped to deal...
Crossrail’s first tunnelling machine constructs its 1000th ring under Hyde Park
Construction advances at Paddington, Bond Street and Tottenham Court Road stations New Tottenham Court Road ticket hall box at Dean Street completed Excavation starts for Bond Street western ticket hall at Davies Street Crossrail’s first tunnel boring machine,...
London’s newest ‘eastender’ begins tunnelling journey
Elizabeth becomes third tunnelling machine underway as work starts on Crossrail’s longest tunnel section Boats and barges to be used to deliver tunnel segments and remove excavated material from east London site Crossrail moved a significant step forward today as...
Monster lift sends east London tunnelling machines 40 metres underground
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 shaft in east London, ahead of the start of tunnelling for Crossrail’s eastern section of the new rail line.The delicate operation...
Manufacture of Crossrail’s tunnel boring machines to get underway shortly
First tunnel boring machine (TBM) to arrive in London in early 2012 Londoners to get chance to name the Crossrail TBMs Crossrail tunnelling to commence in spring 2012 from Royal Oak Tunnelling and Underground Construction Academy to open its doors later...
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