Breakthrough for HS2’s Longest Rail Tunnel Under UK’s Chiltern Hills

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HS2's first Tunnel boring machine (TBM) named "Florence" has broken through the chalk geology of the Chilterns Hills in Buckinghamshire, UK, completing a 10-mile drive and excavating the longest Tunnel on the high-speed rail project. The breakthrough took place on February 27th, 2024, and marks a significant milestone...

HS2’s Second Giant Tunnel Boring Machine Assembled and Set to Start Digging Into Birmingham

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The UK's High Speed 2 (HS2) rail network took a significant step forward this week as specialists assembled a 1,600-tonne tunnel boring machine (TBM) set to begin excavating the second bore of the Bromford Tunnel into central Birmingham next spring. The behemoth machine joins 'Mary Ann', the first...

Telsa Reveals Its First Completely Automated Car will be Manufactured in Birmingham

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TESLA BRUM - The future of automation is finally here and it's being built in Birmingham. On April 1st 2019 Telsa unveiled the worlds first fully automated car and announced the small, artificially intelligent, self-driven car would be manufactured in Birmingham, England. Unlike previous cars Tesla has produced,...