August 2017 update
News Articles | 10 August 2017

August 2017 update

In the project's biggest milestone to date, the first of two tunnel boring machines has now begun its 8km underground journey from Forrestfield to Bayswater.

July 2017 update
News Articles | 7 July 2017

July 2017 update

With the first tunnel boring machine launching soon, the project has kicked into full swing.

June 2017 update
News Articles | 6 June 2017

June 2017 update

Things are heating up on the project this month as we draw closer to the start of tunnelling. The first of our tunnel boring machines has arrived and is being assembled onsite at Forrestfield.

May 2017 update
News Articles | 5 May 2017

May 2017 update

Works are now underway across all four major construction sites to prepare for the start of tunnelling. At Forrestfield, our busiest site, excavation of the dive structure is progressing well and in the coming weeks will reach a depth of 14m.

April 2017 update
News Articles | 10 April 2017

April 2017 update

Works are underway to ensure key support infrastructure is in place and ready for the first TBM to begin tunnelling in July this year. However, before the TBMs can start digging the 8kms of tunnels, they each need a name.

January 2017 update
News Articles | 18 January 2017

January 2017 update

With the arrival of the tunnel boring machines and all four major construction sites becoming operational in 2017, this year will be our busiest yet.

2016 end of year update
News Articles | 16 December 2016

2016 end of year update

This year has seen the project shift into construction phase, with SI-NRW awarded the major design and construct contract in April and starting construction works in November.

October 2016 update
News Articles | 31 October 2016

October 2016 update

The development application for Early Works at Forrestfield was approved this month and as a result preparation for the construction of key infrastructure has now started.

September 2016 update
News Articles | 7 October 2016

September 2016 update

Works are now underway to establish the construction site at Forrestfield. This is the first step in preparing for the arrival of the tunnel boring machines (TBMs) mid next year.

August 2016 update
News Articles | 5 September 2016

August 2016 update

There has been a hive of activity across the entire project footprint this month with site investigations conducted, final designs being progressed and PTA’s forward works continuing as planned.

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