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14/05/2021  HS2 has deployed the first of 10 tunnel boring machines (TBMs) that will dig 64 miles of tunnels during Phase One of the UK’s new high-speed railway. ‘Florence’, which weighs in at 2,000 tonnes, is the largest TBM used on a UK rail project and will operate 24/7 for the next three years.

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Historic moment as HS2 launches first giant tunnelling machine

13/05/2021  HS2 launches ‘Florence’ – the first of 10 HS2 Tunnel Boring Machines (TBMs) that will dig 64 miles of tunnel on Phase One of the UK’s new high speed railway This first 170m-long TBM – the largest ever used on a UK rail project – will dig 10 miles of tunnel under the Chilterns, operating 24/7 for the next three years

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HS2 launches first giant tunnelling machine - Rail

24/05/2021  The first 2,000-tonne tunnel boring machine (TBM) on the HS2 project was launched from HS2’s South Portal site next to the M25 in Hertfordshire on May 13. Florence, the first of ten TBMs that will dig 64 miles of tunnel on Phase 1 of HS2, is 170 metres in

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HS2 launches first 2,000-tonne tunnelling machine next to ...

13/05/2021  HS2 has launched its first giant tunnelling machine that will spend three years digging a 10-mile tunnel under the Chiltern Hills.

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HS2’s first giant tunnelling machines arrive in the UK

08/12/2020  HS2’s first two Tunnel Boring Machines (TBMs) – Florence and Cecilia - have arrived in the UK ahead of their launch early next year The two 170m-long TBMs – the largest ever used on a UK rail project - will this week start to be assembled on site ready to

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Historic moment as HS2 launches first giant tunnelling machine

13/05/2021  HS2 launches ‘Florence’ – the first of 10 HS2 Tunnel Boring Machines (TBMs) that will dig 64 miles of tunnel on Phase One of the UK’s new high speed railway. This first 170m-long TBM – the largest ever used on a UK rail project – will dig 10 miles of tunnel under the Chilterns, operating 24/7 for the next three years.

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Historic moment as HS2 launches first giant tunnelling machine

13/05/2021  Historic moment as HS2 launches first giant tunnelling machine. By Danny Longhorn. May 13, 2021. HS2 Ltd will today launch the enormous 2,000 tonne tunnel boring machine (TBM) ‘Florence’ from HS2’s South Portal site next to the M25 in Hertfordshire, at an event attended by HS2 Minister Andrew Stephenson and HS2 Ltd CEO Mark Thurston among ...

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Historic moment as HS2 launches first giant tunnelling machine

13/05/2021  The launch of the first of ten giant tunnelling machines that will dig 64 miles of tunnels between London and the West Midlands, is just the latest example of how HS2 is securing jobs and helping the UK to build back better from the pandemic. More than 16,000 jobs and over 500 apprenticeships are already being supported by the project, which is set to transform transport links

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HS2 launches first 2,000-tonne tunnelling machine next to ...

13/05/2021  HS2 has launched its first giant tunnelling machine that will spend three years digging a 10-mile tunnel under the Chiltern Hills. The 558-foot long contraption, which is one of 10 tunnel boring machines (TBMs) being deployed between London and the West Midlands for Phase 1 of the high-speed railway, will start its dig from a site in Buckinghamshire near the M25 motorway.

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HS2’s first giant tunnelling machines arrive in the UK

08/12/2020  HS2’s first two Tunnel Boring Machines (TBMs) – Florence and Cecilia - have arrived in the UK ahead of their launch early next year The two 170m-long TBMs – the largest ever used on a UK rail project - will this week start to be assembled on site ready to begin digging the 10-mile-long Chiltern tunnels New images and drone footage showing the Chiltern tunnel site and journey of the TBMs ...

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Giant tunnelling machine starts work on HS2 - BBC News

HS2 high-speed rail project begins underground tunnel. The largest tunnelling machine ever used on a UK rail project is officially starting work. Florence - named after Florence Nightingale - will ...

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HS2’s first giant tunnelling machines arrive in the UK ...

08/12/2020  HS2’s first two giant Tunnel Boring Machines (TBMs) have arrived in the UK and will be ready to start work on the UK’s largest infrastructure project early next year. The two enormous 2,000 tonne machines – named Florence and Cecilia – will now be meticulously reassembled, tested and commissioned, by an expert team of tunnelling engineers, before they start work on the high speed rail ...

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HS2 launches first giant tunnelling machine in Bucks ...

13/05/2021  HS2 have launched its first giant tunnelling machine today starting from a site in Buckinghamshire near the M25 motorway. The 558ft (170m) long contraption will dig a 10-mile (16km) tunnel under the Chiltern Hills. It will work non-stop for three years and is one of 10 tunnel boring machines (TBMs) being deployed between London and the West ...

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HS2 launches first giant tunnelling machine Express Star

12/05/2021  HS2 launches first giant tunnelling machine UK News Published: May 12, 2021 The machine will work non-stop for three years to dig a 10-mile tunnel under the Chiltern Hills.

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HS2 launches first of ten giant tunnelling machines

13/05/2021  HS2 is set to launch its first giant tunnelling machine today. The 170m (558ft) long contraption will dig a 16 km (10 mile) tunnel under the Chiltern Hills, starting from a site in Buckinghamshire ...

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HS2 launches first giant tunnelling machine ITV News

12/05/2021  HS2 will launch its first giant tunnelling machine on Thursday. The 558ft (170m) long contraption will dig a 10-mile (16km) tunnel under the Chiltern Hills, starting from a site in Buckinghamshire ...

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HS2 launches first giant tunnelling machine

17/05/2021  HS2 LAUNCHES FIRST GIANT TUNNELLING MACHINE. HS2 has launched the first of its ten enormous tunnel boring machines (TBMs) that will dig 64 miles of tunnel on Phase One of the UK’s new high speed railway. The first 170metre-long TBM – the largest ever used on a UK rail project – will dig 10 miles of tunnel under the Chilterns, operating 24 ...

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HS2 Ltd to launch first of 10 tunnel boring machines

13/05/2021  The UK’s Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps, said: “The launch of the first giant tunnelling machine on HS2 is not only a landmark moment for the project, but the ground-breaking evidence that shows our commitment to levelling up transport links across the UK, supporting thousands of jobs and hundreds of apprenticeships in the process.” “The work has truly begun on taking HS2

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HS2 Launches First Giant Tunnelling Machine - PM Today

HS2 Launches First Giant Tunnelling Machine. Neil Lancefield 13 th May, 2021. HS2 will launch its first giant tunnelling machine on Thursday. The 558ft (170m) long contraption will dig a 10-mile (16km) tunnel under the Chiltern Hills, starting from a site in Buckinghamshire near the M25 motorway. It will work non-stop for three years and is one of 10 tunnel boring machines (TBMs) being ...

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HS2 launches first giant tunnelling machine Jersey ...

03/06/2021  UK News Published: Jun 3, 2021. The machine will work non-stop for three years to dig a 10-mile tunnel under the Chiltern Hills. HS2 will launch its first giant tunnelling machine

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Giant tunnelling machine starts work on HS2 - BBC News

HS2 high-speed rail project begins underground tunnel. The largest tunnelling machine ever used on a UK rail project is officially starting work. Florence - named after Florence Nightingale - will ...

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HS2 launches first giant tunnelling machine Express Star

12/05/2021  HS2 launches first giant tunnelling machine UK News Published: May 12, 2021 The machine will work non-stop for three years to dig a 10-mile tunnel under the Chiltern Hills.

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HS2 takes delivery of its first giant tunnelling machines ...

08/12/2020  HS2 takes delivery of its first giant tunnelling machines. 8th December 2020. The first two tunnel boring machines (TBMs) that will be used in the construction of HS2 have arrived in the UK. Built by Herrenknecht, a world leader in TBM manufacturing, at its factory in south-west Germany, the two 170-metre-long machines were transported to the UK in more than 300 separate shipments over the ...

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HS2 launches first giant tunnelling machine ...

12/05/2021  HS2 will launch its first giant tunnelling machine on Thursday. T he 558ft (170m) long contraption will dig a 10-mile (16km) tunnel under the Chiltern Hills, starting from a site in ...

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HS2 launches first of ten giant tunnelling machines

13/05/2021  HS2 is set to launch its first giant tunnelling machine today. The 170m (558ft) long contraption will dig a 16 km (10 mile) tunnel under the Chiltern Hills, starting from a site in Buckinghamshire ...

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