HS2 begins work on UKs longest rail viaduct [Railstaff]

Date: 29/04/2021

Work has started on the UKs longest railway bridge, with ground engineers sinking the first of almost 300 piles that will form the foundations for the Colne Valley Viaduct. The viaduct, which will carry the new high-speed rail line for 3.4km across a series of lakes and waterways on the north west outskirts of London. [The proposed viaduct is 2.1 miles long - for comparison the Tay Bridge is 2.028 miles long. RS]

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Colne Valley Viaduct concepts created for HS2 by Grimshaw Architects.
Location: Colne Valley Viaduct
Company: HS2
12/12/2017 HS2

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