HS2 launches first Midlands tunnelling machine

In early December HS2 CEO Mark Thurston pushed the button to start HS2’s tunnel boring machine on its one-mile journey under Long Itchington Wood in Warwickshire, marking the launch of the first TBM on the Midlands section of HS2.

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HS2 CEO Mark Thurston pushes the button to start Dorothy the first TBM to begin work on the rail infrastructure project