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 Florence and Cecilia the two TBMs to be used on the Chiltern Tunnel as part of the HS2 high speed railway project have now arrived in the UK

HS2's first tunnelling machines arrive in the UK

The first two TBMs for the UK HS2 high-speed rail project have arrived on site

11 December 2020

 Installation of the settlement monitoring system by Socotec Monitoring as part of the first phase of tunnelling for the HS1 high-speed rail project

Socotec Monitoring gets monitoring contract for HS2 C1 main works package

Socotec contracted to supply, install and monitor instrumentation along the proposed HS2 route

02 December 2020

 The names – Florence and Cecilia – were suggested by students at Meadow High School in Hillingdon and The Chalfonts Community College, Buckinghamshire, inspired by female scientific and medical pioneers

HS2 tunnelling machines names revealed

TBMs for UK's HS2 high-speed rail project make first appearance after being named by public vote

14 August 2020

 Soil nailing has been completed at the launch site of the TBMs that will create HS2’s Chiltern twin-bore rail tunnels

Progress at first HS2 tunnel site in the UK

Soil nailing has been completed at the TBM launch site for the HS2 Chiltern tunnel

03 August 2020

 Work has begun on the launch site for two TBMs that will be working on the 10-mile Chiltern tunnels which will form part of the HS high-speed rail link in the UK

HS2 reveals new images of first tunnel launch site

Preparation work has begun on launch site for the TBMs that will be used on UK HS2 rail project

28 July 2020


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