Tag : Tunnels
Protesters against the £1bn Silvertown Tunnel are set to perform a ‘Danse Macabre’ (dance of death) outside of City Hall this morning, as London mayor Sadiq Khan faces London Assembly questions on the project.
The chief financial officer for Transport for London (TfL) has justified the use of the now abolished-private finance initiative (PFI) on the upcoming Silvertown Tunnel project in east London.
Silvertown Tunnel delay sparks funding concernsSubscription
Concerns about funding and further delays to the Silvertown Tunnel in London have been expressed by the London Assembly and business groups, after Transport for London moved the opening date back a year.
Plans to retrofit Royal Mail’s abandoned underground rail network to transport passenger luggage from central London to the city’s six main airports have been revealed.
Ferrovial-owned Cintra Global is preferred bidder on the £1bn Silvertown Tunnel under the River Thames in London, New Civil Engineer understands.
Fehmarnbelt set to be Europe's 'smartest tunnel'Subscription
Denmark’s state-owned transport company Sund & Bælt is to implement IBM technology to help construct Europe’s “smartest tunnel”.
Haweswater Aqueduct investigation set to begin Subscription
Investigations into the condition of an aqueduct that supplies fresh water to 2M people across Cumbria, Lancashire and Greater Manchester are set to get underway to determine whether the replacementare set to get underway to determine whether an £800M refurbishment of the water tunnels should go ahead.
The £6bn Lower Thames Crossing east of London will be the biggest single road upgrade since the M25 was completed 30 years ago.
Extensive design changes made as a result of technical challenges at two of Tideway’s sites are to blame for a cost increase of £280M on London’s super sewer, the company’s chief operating officer told New Civil Engineer.
Tunnels | Norway's Follo LineSubscription
With a compressive strength of up to 300MPa, the gneiss in Oslo is one of the hardest rocks ever successfully excavated with mechanised tunnelling technology.