Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Successfully Completes 2,192 Metres Of Tunnelling

ravi2710 | May 8, 2018 | 0 | Metro Rail , Mumbai Metro

The Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) which is constructing the Colaba-Bandra-Seepz underground metro line III, has successfully completed 2,192 metres of tunnelling.

Line III has received 11 Tunnel Boring Machines (TBMs), out of which eight have started main drives. Ashwini Bhide, managing director, MMRC said, “It is a milestone to complete more than 2 km of tunnelling in a short span. With 15 TBMs already having completed Factory Acceptance Test (FAT), we hope to have all the 17 TBMs running by July 2018.” She further added, “I would like to thank the citizens for their continued cooperation. This progress wouldn’t have been possible without their support.”

Status of the tunnelling work:

Azad Maidan Launch Shaft: The two TBMs of package 2 will dig 4.5 km of tunnels up to Grant Road. They have so far completed 450 metres of tunnelling.
Naya Nagar Launch Shaft: The two TBMs of package 4 will dig a 2.5 km tunnel up to Dadar metro station. These TBMs, Krishna 1 and 2, have tunnelled 1,005 metres.
Vidyanagari Launch Shaft: The two TBMs of package 5 will dig 2.98 km up to CSIA Domestic Airport. These TBMs, Godavari 1 and 2 have completed 342 metres of boring so far.
Marol Naka Launch Shaft: The two TBMs of package 7 will dig 1.2 km of tunnels up to CSIA International Airport. These TBMs, Vainganga 1 and 2, have tunnelled 395 metres so far.

The TBMs, Surya, Vaitarna, Tanasa, Krishna, Godavari, Tapi and Vainganga, have been named after the rivers flowing in Maharashtra.

APPLY NOW-NAGPUR METRO ANNOUNCES VACANCIES TODAY FOR VARIOUS POSTS

Also Read: KMRL’S BICYCLE SHARING PROGRAMME 

Source:Midday

Related Posts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *




SUBSCRIBE TO METRO RAIL NEWS

Categories

Which is the Best Metro Rail System in India?

View Results

Loading ... Loading …

MMRCL Recruitment 2018

GST rate cut may make metro…

ravi2710 | May 18, 2018 | 1

In a move that may lead to a considerable decline in Mumbai Metro project cost, the state government has asked for a rebate from the contractors handling the project following…

Recent Posts




May 2018
M T W T F S S
« Apr    
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031