Nomadic Miners Under Mayfair Swap Queensland Coal for London Mud

Nomadic Miners Under Mayfair Swap Queensland Coal for London Mud

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An employee passes along one of new western tunnels, developed by Crossrail, beneath London. Crossrail, a wholly owned subsidiary of Transport for London, created a specialist academy to train more than 2,000 underground workers, and recruiting miners who previously worked as far afield as Niger and South Africa.