INFRASTRUCTURE

First bore of Silvertown Tunnel completed

At the site of the Silvertown Tunnel in east London, UK, Jill, the tunnel boring machine (TBM) has reached the rotation chamber in the Greenwich site, completing the tunnelling of the first bore.

 The TBM being used on the Silvertown Tunnel in London will be turned around and then begin the second of the twin bores

The TBM being used on the Silvertown Tunnel in London will be turned around and then begin the second of the twin bores

Once open in 2025, the twin-bore 1.4km Silvertown Tunnel will link Newham to the Greenwich Peninsula and provide improved bus links across the Thames. By reducing congestion at the Blackwall Tunnel, providing...

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