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Thames Tideway tunnels open day

The "super sewer" tunnel boring machines that will be digging under the Thames will be on show at a public open day in a couple of weeks time.


Another tunnel boring machine prepares to dive under London

Tideway, the company building the super sewer under the Thames, has recently completed a key milestone with the excavation of its first Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) launch shaft.


See Tunnel Engineering on Display in Westminster

A short walk from Big Ben is a large exhibition about the tunnels under London, and -- much more importantly -- a working tunnel boring machine, made from Lego.


Northern line extension to Battersea tunneling to start soon

Tunneling for the Northern line extension is due to start in March, it has been announced.


Battersea’s Tunnel Boring Machines shown off

London Underground has shown off the two new tunnel boring machines that will soon start chewing through South London to dig the Northern line extension.


Did Leonardo da Vinci invent the Tunnel Boring Machine?

The quick answer is no -- not as we know them today -- but the longer answer is sort of, maybe.