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On this day in history

NCE is celebrating 40 years of being at the heart of industry by looking back at the stories that have broken over the years. Published in NCE today in...

1979

Go ahead for single track Chunnel design

British Rail and French Railways are to go ahead with detailed planning of their £650M cut price single track Channel Tunnel.

1990

Cost savings deal secures Chunnel funds

Agreement over cost savings worth more than £00M on the Channel tunnel project has been achieved ahead of deadline to statisfy a major precondition to control changes and continued funding for the scheme.

1996

Fatal blast causes major DLR damage

The IRA bomb in London's Docklands last Friday may have caused worse damage than first thought. The black which broke the 18 month ceasefire killed two, injured scores of people and caused over £100M of destruction.