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DoctorX

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1,906 posts

53 months

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Anybody else watching this? Excellent programme, what I pay the licence for.

Flat_Steve

1,521 posts

133 months

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No, what is it? Can't seem to find it online.

DoctorX

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1,906 posts

53 months

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Was on BBC2 at 8pm. About UK civil engineering (Crossrail, New Forth Bridge, Heathrow, HS2 etc etc). Well worth a watch in iplayer.

king arthur

2,580 posts

147 months

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Yes well worth watching. I like Evan Davies' style.

FiF

23,576 posts

137 months

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Evan Davies makes a good point about the benefits of infrastructure projects, also the issue of they take so long to deliver that the world is a different place.

One bit that rankled a little, and it's not the BBC nor Evan's fault, but the way Britain has been led. Crossrail, 8 tunnel boring machines, all from Germany. Oh Markham Engineering of Chesterfield, having built over 500 tunnel boring machines over the years, including the Channel Tunnel machines, where are you now? For more than 12 years now under housing and apartment blocks. irked
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