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Shieldhall Tunnel TBM naming ceremony

Construction of the biggest waste water tunnel ever to be built in Scotland is about to start after Roseanna Cunningham, the Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform,  launched a giant state-of-the-art tunnel boring machine in the south of Glasgow.

The 1000 tonne, 180 metre-long tunnel boring machine (TBM), effectively an underground factory on rails/wheels, will shortly begin constructing the tunnel between Craigton and Queen’s Park after the Cabinet Secretary launched the machine in a ceremony at Craigton industrial estate with a 10-year-old schoolboy who named it Daisy the Driller.

Cabinet Secretary launches machine for Glasgow waste water tunnel