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Troubled waters
13 July, 2016
The Tideway Tunnel, a major new sewer that will help tackle the problem of overfl ows from the capital's Victorian sewers, has caused controversy since its initial proposal. Rhian Owen looks at the lengthy site selection process that was undertaken and the scope of work that lies ahead to bring this project to completion.

Fisher street crossover: construction of the secondary lining
08 June, 2016
Engineers working at the Fisher Street Crossrail site analyse the secondary lininginstalled for a crossover between the two main lines

Achievements and Aspirations
08 June, 2016
Last month saw a changing of the guard at the BTS, with Roger Bridge handing the Chairman’s baton over to Mark Leggett. They spoke to Sally Spencer about achievements thus far and plans for the future

Arup-Atkins win Thames Tideway West consultancy
08 January, 2016
GREAT BRITAIN – Atkins and Arup will provide design and engineering services on the west section of the Thames Tideway project. The contractors for this section, BAM Nuttall, Morgan Sindall and Balfour Beatty, will tunnel 6km of 7.2m-diameter tunnel from the Acton Storm Tanks at the extreme west of the scheme, to the start of the central section at Carnwath Road.

Thames Tideway financial backers confirmed
27 August, 2015
GREAT BRITAIN – Construction of the new ‘super sewer’ in London will begin next year. Confirmation of finance for the independent investors to finance and deliver the scheme was announced in August.

Silvertown constructability
30 June, 2015
Constructability for tunnel designs has become an increasingly important input into project development for schemes like the new Silvertown crossing in east London, journalist Adrian Greeman Reports.

Wrapping Farringdon
20 November, 2014
Angelos Gakis was a runner-up for this year’s Harding Prize. This article is based on his paper, ‘Design of a SCL wraparound tunnel utilising a 3 D geological model at Crossrail’s Farringdon Station’.

Crossrail Western tunnels: TBM Breakthrough at Bond street station
10 October, 2014
The construction of the Crossrail Western tunnels saw two tunnel boring machines (TBMs) build 13.7km of tunnel below the streets of central London.

What goes up
19 December, 2013
Ensuring the correct lifting strategy is vital to the success of any tunnelling project, reports technical journalist Bernadette Ballantyne.

Sprayed overbridges
06 June, 2013
SCL overbridges at tottenham court road. Andreas Feiersinger of dr. Sauer & partners, and Phillip Lea of Halcrow were the authors of this paper, which was presented at the March meeting of the british tunnelling Society

UK awards USD 32M rail underpass structure contract
17 January, 2013
UK rail operator Network Rail has awarded two contracts for works in west London that will deliver important infrastructure for the Crossrail programme and help improve the reliability of passenger services and freight capacity.

Shortlisted bidders for Bank Station announced
10 May, 2012

Supporting Victoria
17 April, 2012
The UK’s first use of jet grouting in conjunction with shallow sprayed concrete lined tunnelling and pioneering use of building information modelling are among the many innovations on London Underground’s ultra-challenging Victoria Station Upgrade programme. Andrew Mylius of Mott MacDonald reports

Crossrail fit-out shortlist
04 April, 2012

Head of Tunnel Engineering
30 January, 2012

Crossrail spoil transport award
05 January, 2012

First Crossrail TBM displayed in Schwanau
13 December, 2011

Crossrail awards Farringdon and Whitechapel
30 November, 2011

T&T Awards shortlist
09 November, 2011

Grouting supports tunnelling market
24 August, 2011
The principles of grouting to improve the stability of ground around underground excavations has been known for a long time, but greater attention to the basic questions of ‘where?’ and ‘when?’ has led to grouting operations that are much more sophisticated than pumping mortar into the ground more in hope than judgement. Maurice Jones explores some of the more advanced grouting techniques now being used and how they help make more tunnelling projects possible or easier