HS2 Chiltern Tunnel South Portal Site West HydeAdd to Cart Add to Lightbox Download
West Hyde, UK. 9th July, 2021. An excavator moves the remnants of felled trees in front of precision-engineered tunnel segments at the South Portal site for the Chiltern tunnel section of the HS2 high-speed rail link. HS2 Ltd has announced the launch of the second 2,000-tonne tunnel boring machine (TBM), named Cecilia after astronomer and astrophysicist Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, to excavate a second 10-mile tunnel beneath the Chilterns.
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