Good News Londoners: Crossrail has Finished Digging Tunnels!

Since 2009 London has been covered in dark blue construction hoardings, subjected to closures, delays and diversions - and played host to an occupying army of construction workers. There's still a few years to go before Crossrail opens, but today a major milestone in the construction of the new railway line was reached. All of the gigantic tunnels have now been completed. Read More >>

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The World’s Largest Tunnelling Machine is Finally Getting Rescued 

Bertha, the world’s largest tunnelling machine, has been stuck under downtown Seattle since it broke in December 2013. Engineers have had to concoct a massive and expensive rescue plan—essentially a whole construction project in itself. And yesterday, the Bertha’s broken cutter head was finally hoisted out of the Earth. Read More >>