History has been made as the final fuel leaves an iconic nuclear plant. Defuelling operations are complete at Sellafield’s Calder Hall. It means the world’s first full-scale nuclear power station is empty of fuel for the first time since the 1950s. The achievement marks an important milestone in the decommissioning of Sellafield. The opening of Calder Hall by the Queen in 1956 sparked national celebration. Hailed as the dawn of the atomic age, it made Britain a world leader in the civil nuclear industry.
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