The first five tunnel drives for the altogether eight bores for the giant Crossrail infrastructure project have begun in the heart of the Olympic City of London. The construction of the underground stations is also progressing. The following report provides an overview of the western tunnel section (C300) as well as the construction of two stations (C410).
Chris Dulake, BSc, C.Eng, FICE, Chief Engineer, Crossrail/UK; Dipl.-Ing. Sascha Boxheimer, Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau AG, Tunneling Division, Frankfurt am Main/Germany