550 tonne tunnel boring machine lowered into Crossrail shaft

The 550 tonne Crossrail tunnel boring machine was lowered into a 40 m deep shaft in east London on October 25.

UK: A 550 tonne tunnel boring machine was lowered into a 40 m deep shaft in east London on October 25, ahead of the start of tunnelling for the 8·3 km Limmo Peninsula - Farringdon section of the Crossrail project.

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