May 2012, Victoria and Elizabeth, the first 2 of 8 TBM’s start their 26 mile journey through the London geology.
Fast forward to June 2015, 3 years later, the news is that the tunnelling on Crossrail, is finally complete.
A major milestone for the Crossrail project.
From the wilds of Wallesea Islands to the congested Central London infrastructure, with real-time monitoring working continuously, Sixense has been pivotal in providing accurate and timely monitoring to allow engineers on all the Crossrail sites to make the informed judgements necessary to allow the delivery of this world class construction project.
Crossrail completion is expected late 2021, early 2022.
And to think that proposals for a ‘cross London railway’ go back as far as 1941…..