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West Ruislip

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West Ruislip - Latest news, articles and photos

Emily and Anne get ready to dig HS2’s Northolt Tunnel under west London
Emily and Anne get ready to dig HS2’s Northolt Tunnel under west London

Emily and Anne get ready to dig HS2’s Northolt Tunnel under west London

Two more tunnel boring machines, Emily and Anne, have been lowered into the ground to dig tunnels under west London for the HS2 railway.

Oct
24
2023
First mile of West London’s HS2 tunnels completed, but Government report raises concerns
First mile of West London’s HS2 tunnels completed, but Government report raises concerns

First mile of West London’s HS2 tunnels completed, but Government report raises concerns

The first mile of the two HS2 tunnels running under west London from Ruislip towards Old Oak Common has been completed, and is on target for the tunnels to be completed by 2025.

Jul
31
2023
A second HS2 tunnel boring machine starts digging under London
A second HS2 tunnel boring machine starts digging under London

A second HS2 tunnel boring machine starts digging under London

The second of two huge tunnel boring machines has started digging the HS2 tunnels that'll run under west London

Nov
01
2022
HS2 starts digging 26 miles of tunnel under London
HS2 starts digging 26 miles of tunnel under London

HS2 starts digging 26 miles of tunnel under London

The first of four tunnel boring machines have started digging HS2's railway tunnels that will run under London from Euston to Ruislip.

Oct
06
2022
New archaeology trail around HS2’s Ruislip building site
New archaeology trail around HS2’s Ruislip building site

New archaeology trail around HS2’s Ruislip building site

Archaeological works taking place on West Ruislip Golf Course where HS2 is preparing its tunnel boring machines have revealed over 45,000 years of history, and there's now a walking trail to show off what's been found and where.

Aug
31
2022
HS2’s tunnel boring machines arrive in North-West London
HS2’s tunnel boring machines arrive in North-West London

HS2’s tunnel boring machines arrive in North-West London

Two giant tunnel boring machines have been delivered to a construction site in West Ruislip, where next year they will start drilling HS2 tunnels towards the HS2 station at Old Oak Common.

Dec
17
2021
HS2 tunnel segments to be built in Kent
HS2 tunnel segments to be built in Kent

HS2 tunnel segments to be built in Kent

The concrete tunnel lining segments that will form the HS2 tunnel between Euston and Ruislip are to come from a factory next to the River Medway in Kent.

Aug
13
2021