Dalkia UK wins contract with Atkins Global for work on Heathrow’s Main Road Tunnel

Energy service company Dalkia UK has won a six month rolling commitment with Atkins Global to fortify the safety and efficiency of Heathrow’s Main Road Tunnel. The subsidiary of the EDF Group says it builds on its legacy of successful projects at the airport including the successful delivery of the T3IB baggage facility at Terminal […]

“Significant progress” reported on Shetland tunnels

Shetland Islands Council has announced its “Shetland Short Crossings Project”, aimed at connecting all main islands by either a tunnel or a new ferry, is now at an advanced planning stage. The Council has lobbied both the UK and Scottish Governments on the issue, sharing the document ‘Shetland Forward’ to support its aspirations on short […]

London Silvertown tunnel works are now complete, says TfL

The boring beneath the Thames to form the Silvertown Tunnel has been completed, Transport for London (TfL) has said. Due to open in 2025, the 1.4km river crossing will link Silvertown, in Newham, with the Greenwich Peninsula. The project has received criticism, with opponents arguing it will increase emissions in the area, reports the BBC. […]

Campaign launched in the Shetland’s to explore subsea tunnels to link islands

People living in the Shetland Islands have launched a campaign to explore the possibility of building tunnels to link two isles to the Shetland mainland. The Yell and Unst Tunnel Action Groups have said that building sub-sea links could help boost economic prosperity in the islands and reduce reliance on ferry services. The groups have […]

Smart Tunnel Trial In Portugal “paves the way” for C-ITS system rollout

The Australian connected vehicle solutions company Cohda Wireless says a tunnel incident warning system trial in Portugal, supported by its V2X technology, has concluded successfully, saying results suggesting the ETSI ITS G5 short-range communication technology has reached a level of maturity sufficient to warrant widespread rollout. The trial was part of the C-Roads Portugal (PT) […]

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