Marcus L. Rowland (ffutures) wrote,
Marcus L. Rowland
ffutures

More tunnelling machine stuff

A couple of links that were mentioned in comments:

Spotted by curiouswombat and johnreiher - Nice article on how it will work - incidentally shows that there is a logo on the machine, just not visible from here:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-17365934

Spotted by w00hoo - Boris Johnson at a launch ceremony a few days ago
http://www.crossrail.co.uk/news/press-releases/giant-tunnel-boring-machines-ready-to-start-crossrail-dig

Spotted by willplant - Time lapse of moving the machine - includes the footbridge being jacked up, and shows just how huge the thing is:
http://www.crossrail.co.uk/news/site-news/phyllis-moved-to-royal-oak-portal-as-she-prepares-to-start-her-dig
Tags: crossrail
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