Crossrail tunneling construction project

Crossrail just completed Europe’s biggest construction project, 26 miles rail tunnels under London Take a look at drone’s eye view of rail tunnels…

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Crossrail completes the new £14.8 billion east-west railway with 26 miles (42 km) 6.2m diameter rail tunnels under London.

Eight 1,000 tonne machines have bored the tunnels.

Over 10,000 people are currently working on Crossrail.

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Prime Minister David Cameron said: “Crossrail is an incredible feat of engineering that will help to improve the lives of working people in London and beyond. The project is a vital part of our long term plan to build a more resilient economy by helping businesses to grow, compete and create jobs right along the supply chain.”

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