Date of Post: 22 Aug, 2018
Mumbai: The Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Limited (MMRC), which is implementing the Mumbai Metro Line–3 project, initiates tunneling at package-3 from Science museum to Acharya Atre chowk to Worli. Ms Ashwini Bhide Managing Director MMRC speaking on the occassion said,”we are happy to commission the 11th TBM in this project”.
- TBM Tanasa- 1 manufactured by The Robbins Company is 89 meter long machine with a 6.65 meter cutter diameter.
- The TBM will bore a 2.2.Km long tunnel connecting Science museum station to Worli station and then again from science museum to Mumbai Central.
- Out of 17 Tunnel Boring Machines (TBM), 16 have already arrived in Mumbai out of which 14 are lowered and 11 are commissioned currently.
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