2021-07-09 HS2 Chiltern Tunnel South Portal works West Hyde
13 images Created 30 Dec 2021
West Hyde, UK. 9th July, 2021. The South Portal site for the Chiltern tunnel section of the HS2 high-speed rail link. HS2 Ltd has announced the launch of the second 2,000-tonne tunnel boring machine (TBM), named Cecilia after astronomer and astrophysicist Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, to excavate a second 10-mile tunnel beneath the Chilterns.