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.

Jubilee Line Extension on BBC TV

The Link – Trickiest Tunnel. A documentary following Hugh Docherty on the Jubilee Line Extension in 1995.

The film was first shown on television on 28 November 1995. It is currently (January 2016) advertised as being available for one year on BBC iPlayer. If you would like to watch the film, please click here to be taken to BBC iPlayer.

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Shieldhall Strategic Tunnel

Scottish Water has made a video on the 3.1km wastewater tunnel in the South of Glasgow.

A short version of the video is available on YouTube. If you would like to watch the video, Commute with a Difference, please click here to be taken to YouTube.

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The BTS website also has a section devoted specifically to videos about safety in tunnelling. These can be found in the section 'Safety Videos' under the 'Knowledge' tab.