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Metro Tunnel open day at Arden station

On Sunday 27 March 2022 the Metro Tunnel site at Arden station was opened for public tours, taking visitors down to the future station platform and completed tunnels, and up to the future station entrance.

Looking out to the gantry shed from the western service building

Sunday 27 March 2022 08:02 AM
Viewed 24 times
(3 times this month, 24 times this year)

Headed down the western service building emergency staircase to platform level

Pair of interleaved 'scissor' stairs which wrap around each other

Sunday 27 March 2022 08:03 AM
Viewed 37 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 37 times this year)

Down on platform level, looking towards the city from Sunbury end of the eastbound platform

Sunday 27 March 2022 08:04 AM
Viewed 69 times
(4 times this week, 6 times this month, 69 times this year)

Low profile gantry crane at platform level

Used to transfer materials from the unloading point on the platform to transport vehicles on the future trackbed

Sunday 27 March 2022 08:05 AM
Viewed 35 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 35 times this year)

Multi-service vehicle with a load of cable drums parked on the eastbound trackbed

Vehicles supplied by Techni-Metal-Systemes

Sunday 27 March 2022 08:05 AM
Viewed 22 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 22 times this year)

Platform level at the western service structure, pair of interleaved 'scissor' stairs back to ground level

Sunday 27 March 2022 08:05 AM
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(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 20 times this year)

Sunbury end of the eastbound platform

Sunday 27 March 2022 08:06 AM
Viewed 21 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 21 times this year)

Metalliance 'Menrider' parked at Arden station

Sunday 27 March 2022 08:06 AM
Viewed 24 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 24 times this year)

Platform level at the western service structure, pair of interleaved 'scissor' stairs back to ground level

Sunday 27 March 2022 08:07 AM
Viewed 22 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 22 times this year)

Track level at Arden station, walking towards the South Kensington portal

Sunday 27 March 2022 08:08 AM
Viewed 28 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 28 times this year)

Down in the eastbound tunnel, walking towards the South Kensington portal

Sunday 27 March 2022 08:10 AM
Viewed 24 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 24 times this year)

Temporary ventilation fans installed in the tunnel

Sunday 27 March 2022 08:10 AM
Viewed 18 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 18 times this year)

Track yet to be laid in the eastbound tunnel, looking back towards Arden station

Sunday 27 March 2022 08:11 AM
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(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 24 times this year)

Cable trunking along the tunnel walls, brackets in place to hold the overhead traction wires

Sunday 27 March 2022 08:11 AM
Viewed 27 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 27 times this year)

Down in the eastbound tunnel, walking towards the first cross-passage, and eventually the South Kensington portal

Sunday 27 March 2022 08:15 AM
Viewed 53 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 53 times this year)

Expansion gaps in the tunnel wall hung cable trunking

Sunday 27 March 2022 08:16 AM
Viewed 48 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 48 times this year)

Incomplete sections of fire hydrant pipes along the tunnel wall

Sunday 27 March 2022 08:16 AM
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(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 24 times this year)

Arriving back at Arden station, looking up to the platforms

Sunday 27 March 2022 08:18 AM
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(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 19 times this year)

'In' and 'out' tags for workers inside the tunnel

Sunday 27 March 2022 08:18 AM
Viewed 58 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 58 times this year)

Tunnel ventilation fans on the basement level of the western service structure

Sunday 27 March 2022 08:20 AM
Viewed 16 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 16 times this year)

Air conditioning equipment on the basement level of the western service structure

Sunday 27 March 2022 08:20 AM
Viewed 20 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 20 times this year)

Cantilever loading platform in place on concourse level, beneath the gantry shed

Used to transfer materials from ground level to the concourse level

Sunday 27 March 2022 08:21 AM
Viewed 20 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 20 times this year)

Looking down on the low profile gantry crane at platform level

Used to transfer materials from ground level down into the tunnels

Sunday 27 March 2022 08:22 AM
Viewed 24 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 24 times this year)

Gantry crane shed above the station box

Used to transfer materials from ground level down into the tunnels

Sunday 27 March 2022 08:22 AM
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(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 14 times this year)
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