Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Successfully Completes 2,192 Metres Of Tunnellingravi2710 | 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.
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.