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HS2 Ltd to complete on-ste pre-cast factory for Chiltern Tunnel project

HS2 Ltd announced (15-Sep-2020) the completion of structural work on the temporary pre-cast factory that will produce wall sections for the Chiltern tunnels. As previously reported by the Centre for Rail, Align JV, a joint venture consisting of Bouygues Travaux Publics, Sir Robert McAlpine and VolkerFitzpatrick, completed a seven-month project to excavate approximately 160,000 cubic metres of material to create a level surface for two TBMs to bore the 16km Chiltern Tunnel. The new factory is expected to allow the Align JV to cast the tunnel segments on site. [more - original PR]

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