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CASE STUDIES - TRANSPORT INFRASTRUCTURE

Bexhill to Hastings Link Road

case study bexhillThe Bexhill to Hastings Link Road is aimed at regenerating the most deprived area in the south east. The road will open up access to land for housing, business development, and employment opportunities. The road is expected to significantly reduce traffic and improve air quality.download

 

 

Canary Wharf tube station

case study canary wharfCanary Wharf tube station is a London Underground station on the Jubilee Line, between Canada Water and North Greenwich. It was opened by Ken Livingstone setting an escalator in motion on 17 September 1999 as part of the Jubilee Line Extension. It is maintained by Tube Lines. Over 40 million people pass through the station each year, making it the busiest station on the London Underground outside Central London.download

 

 

Channel Tunnel Terminal

case study tunnelWork on the English Channel Tunnel Terminal at Folkestone started back in 1988. A large land-fill operation was required in order for the terminal to be constructed. On leaving the terminal, the track travels 8km south to the English tunnel portal at Cheriton in Kent. The terminal site was completed in early 1993 and includes passenger and freight handling facilities, British and French frontier controls, staff headquarters and a control tower.download

 

 

Crossrail

case study crossrailCrossrail is Europe’s largest construction project. Stretching from Maidenhead and Heathrow in the West, across to Shenfield and Abbey Wood in the East, the new railway line will cover over 100km of track including 21km of new twin-bore rail tunnels and nine new stations. Up to 24 trains per hour will operate in the central section between Paddington and Whitechapel during peak periods, with each train able to carry 1,500 passengers. An estimated 200 million people will travel on Crossrail each year.
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Second Severn Crossing

case study severnThe Second Severn Crossing provides the main road link between England and Wales, and carries more than 60,000 vehicles a day. Halcrow, in partnership with French consultant SEEE, designed the new crossing on behalf of Laing-GTM that won a £330 million contract to design and build the bridge.download