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Canary Wharf Cross Rail place futuristic building with roof garden

Tunnel Boring Machines, trains and stations – Cross Rail Elizabethan Line

Tunnel Boring Cross Rail Machine Tunnel boring machines (TBM) were used in pairs to build cross rail tunnels. Mining tradition going back to the 1500s workforce prayed to the patron Saint Barbara of armourers, military engineers, tunnellers, gunsmiths and miners to protect them from dangers. The saint works against thunder and lighting and all accidents …

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100 Liverpool Street Broadgate Mega Complex 4

The Blade Runner looking mega complex as London’s Liverpool Street Station gets an upgrade

A short history of Liverpool Street Station London’s Liverpool Street station opened in 1874 and became within 20 years the largest number of platforms for a London terminus station. The station was built on two main levels, one for underground platforms and trains and on the upper levels by the main metropolitan train stations.   …

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New Bank Station Walbrook entry exit

Walbrook Station, Bank Underground Stations new Apprentice

History of Bank Station and Monument Station Bank station opened in February 1900, named after the Bank of England which sits almost above it. The Bank complex is the interchange for the Northern Line, Central Line, Waterloo & City Lines, and the Docklands Light Railway. The northern Lines precursor was a railway line called City …

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