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The Engineer   12 January 2021   England  
<p>Network Rail is making the final preparations for the installation of an 11,000-tonne pre-constructed concrete tunnel on the East Coast Main Line.</p> <p>Built on-site over the past nine months, the 155m concrete box will be slid under existing rail infrastructure ...
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RT Question More   02 November 2020   China   Zhejiang Province  
<p>A project to construct China&rsquo;s first undersea high-speed rail tunnel in eastern Zhejiang Province was approved on Monday, according to The Paper digital newspaper. Investments in the project will amount to over $4 billion.<br />Construction of the ...
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The Sydney Morning Herald   21 November 2019   Australia   Sydney  
<p>It was a historic moment that passed Sydney by.<br />Without any public fanfare, a giant tunnel boring machine named Kathleen has completed digging the first rail tunnel under Sydney Harbour for a new metro train line.<br />So unremarked has been the occasion ...
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yle   17 September 2019   Finland  
<p>Ambitious plans by businessman Peter Vesterbacka to dig a pair of rail tunnels below the Gulf of Finland to link Helsinki with Tallinn, Estonia are not economically feasible, according to railway historian, journalist and author Jan-Erik Wiik.<br>Wiik, ...
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The Telegraph   14 November 2017   China   Beijing  
<p>Complex high-risk construction beneath Beijing will be 6km long and play a vital role in transport links for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games</p> <p>Building of the Qinghuayuan rail tunnel has begun in Beijing as the construction of the intercity high-speed ...
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The Sydney Morning Herald   18 February 2016   Australia   Sydney  
<p>A temporary six-lane road will be built alongside Anzac Parade to allow for a tunnel to be dug for the $2.1 billion light rail line between Sydney's CBD and the eastern suburbs.<br>The temporary diversion will run along the eastern side of Anzac Parade ...
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VINCI   09 December 2015   Sweden   Hallandsas Tunnels  
<p>- VINCI Construction Grands Projets and its Swedish partner Skanska succeeded in building the tunnels through the &ldquo;impenetrable mountain&rdquo; <br />- Sweden&rsquo;s longest railway tunnels were built using VINCI Construction Grands Projets&rsquo; ...
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Bangkok Post   23 October 2015   Thailand   Chao Phraya River  
<p>Work on Thailand's first rail tunnel under the Chao Phraya River is expected to finish by Dec 5 this year and will connect with the Sanam Chai station train to be developed into a "palace hall" on the extended Blue Line rail route. <br>More than 75% of ...
Filed under: Construction News   02 October 2015   USA   Hudson River  
<p>The federal transportation secretary said on Thursday that officials were taking important initial steps to accelerate long-stalled plans to build a new rail tunnel under the Hudson River.</p> <p>Speaking at a business breakfast in Manhattan, the secretary, ...
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Youtube Crossrail Ltd   05 June 2015   UK   London  
<p>The Prime Minister and Mayor of London Boris Johnson celebrated the completion of Crossrail’s tunnels by going 40 metres below the capital to thank the men and women who are constructing the new £14.8 billion east-west railway.</p>
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