Engineers relocate 2,000-tonne Shanghai temple hall.

Workers in Shanghai have moved  a renowned temple by pushing the entire structure along purpose-built rails.

The main hall of a 135-year-old Buddhist temple in Shanghai has been moved 30m (100ft).

The move is due to tackle the overcrowding issue of the Jade Buddha Temple and is a part of an ongoing restoration project which began in 2014. The move began on September 2 and is expected to finish tomorrow.

put more than 40 hydraulic jacks and built 10 tracks underneath the wooden structure, which measures 30 metres long (98 feet) and 25 metres wide (82 feet).

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