Workmen look on as tunnel machine, named Elizabeth after the Queen, to break through into the east end of Crossrail"s Liverpool Street station in London
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Crossrail makes tunnel breakthrough under Liverpool Street Station

Crossrail workers have made their latest breakthrough by tunnelling under the City of London.

The £14.8bn project's 1,000-tonne boring machine has broken into the eastern end of Liverpool Street Crossrail station.

By 2018 high-speed trains will run from Reading, through central London to Abbey Wood and Shenfield in Essex.

Joe Inwood reports.

  • 29 Jan 2015
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