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TUNNELLING for the western tube of the 8.8km twin-bore Bossler tunnel at the western end of the new Stuttgart - Wendlingen - Ulm high-speed line concluded on June 8, following…
THE interurban passenger line under construction between Mexico City and Toluca has reached a milestone with the first of two Tunnel Boring Machines (TBM) breaking through the 4.7km long twin-bore…
With construction 75% complete, preparations are now well in hand for the launch of operations on London’s Crossrail east-west link. Crossrail operations director Howard Smith updates Keith Barrow on progress…
CHINESE engineers have completed construction of a 15,989m-long double-track tunnel on the new Xi'an - Chengdu high-speed line which is due to open in late 2017.
Seventeen years after the start of construction, Switzerland celebrated the completion of the world's longest rail tunnel with a day of festivities on June 1. Keith Barrow joined six heads…
The Tunnel Automatic Gotthard (TAG) system is playing a crucial role in coordinating information technology systems in the Gotthard Base Tunnel to enable the effective operation of railway traffic. Markus…
Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) has adopted a multi-faceted approach to achieve the highest possible level of safety in the new 57km Gotthard base tunnel. Anitra Green reports from Switzerland.
CONSTRUCTION has started on the third and final section of the 27km Semmering Base Tunnel in Austria with work on the entire €3.3bn project now in full swing.
AUCKLAND, New Zealand, hosted a ground breaking ceremony on June 2 for the City Rail Link (CRL), a new $NZ 2.5bn ($US 1.7bn) project to construct 3.4km of twin-bore tunnels…
THE Gotthard Base Tunnel was inaugurated by the president of the Swiss Federation Mr Johann Schneider-Ammann and federal transport minister Mrs Doris Leuthard on June 1 with simultaneous ceremonies at…
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