Connaught Tunnel Crossrail Works

I recently managed to organise myself a visit to the C315 Connaught Tunnel Crossrail Project in East London to see first-hand how the works are progressing. The works are being carried out by Taylor Woodrow – the UK Construction arm of VINCI PLC for Client Crossrail. The project involves modifying a disused Victorian railway tunnel …

Southend Bridge Replacement

Last weekend saw the 130 year old bridge that carries the railway over Southend High Street replaced with a new one in the space of barely two days.  This was an impressive engineering feat and a very real example to many people in Southend just what professional civil engineers and engineering companies can achieve.  I missed the …