28/07/2011 09:17 BST | Updated 27/09/2011 06:12 BST

200-Tonne Drill To Be Buried Under New York

A 200-tonne drill used to cut tunnels for the New York underground is to be buried deep under the heart of Manhattan. The New York Times reports that the massive machine is to be simply left behind in the subway system in order to avoid the $9m cost of removing it.