The Anonymous Widower

The Crossrail Spoil Conveyors At The Limmo Site

The pictures show the conveyors to take spoil away from the tunnels being dug from the site on the Limmo peninsular.

The pictures were of course taken from the Emirates Air-Line cable-car.

March 3, 2013 - Posted by | Transport/Travel | , , , ,


  1. […] be fair to Crossrail, they seem to have gone out of their way with green walls to minimise noise, using the river to carry tunnel spoil and being a good neighbour as at Stepney City Farm. They have also launched a well-funded and […]

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  2. […] I doubt they’ll be much disruption from the actual boring of the Greenwich Interconnection Tunnel, as it’ll all be dug from Greenwich from a site with water access. As the tunnel is being bored towards Chambers Wharf, it would seem likely that the large amount of tunnel spoil created will be loaded on barges at Greenwich and taken away for disposal, with little disruption to anybody. It would appear to be a smaller version of the system Crossrail used on the Limmo Peninsular in East London. […]

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