The BTS is an Associated Society of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)

  • BTS Annual Dinner 2020

    The 32nd Annual Dinner will be held at The Brewery on the 1st May 2020. Early booking is advised to ensure the best seats! Booking is now open

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  • National Tunnelling Day

    The aim of National Tunnelling Day is to generate interest in world class tunnelling projects being undertaken in the UK and to promote the industry (and its many professions) to students of all ages and the general public. The day is an annual event celebrated on the 4th of December, otherwise known as the Feast Day of St. Barbara, traditionally seen as the Patron Saint of Tunnellers in the UK.

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  • BTS Young Members

    The BTS Young Members group is open to all young tunnelling professionals under the age of 35. There is no charge for most of the events that are organised. The aims of the BTS Young Members are:

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  • Knowledge

    A core aim of the BTS is to facilitate the spreading of knowledge both amongst its membership and to a wider audience.

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  • Films and Videos on Tunnelling

    This section exists to provide links to publicly available films and videos on the subject of tunnelling. Generally they are aimed at the wider public but may well be of interest to those in the industry. The films are neither made nor endorsed by the BTS.

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The BTS has a number of technical sub-committees who propose and review best practice guidance. The work of these sub-committees, and the various publications and guidance available, are described in this section.

Transforming Tunnelling Safety

The Transforming Tunnelling Safety Group aims to transform the health and safety performance of UK tunnelling works. To find out more, click here.

Become a member

The BTS is one of the most active and vibrant engineering societies in the world. Why not become a member and help promote the Society's aims and objectives?

BTS Young Members

Are you under 35? Take a look at what our Young Members are doing, and why not join in? Follow us on Twitter