Pune Metro Update: Maha Metro Seeks Latest Tunnel Boring Technology For 5 km Long Underground Route Of Pune Metro Rail Project

Date of Post: 13 Oct, 2017 Pune: The Maha Metro (Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation Limited) is seeking the latest tunnel-boring technology for the 5km long underground route of the Pune Metro rail project to drill through the hard ground under a river bed, a top company official has said. Making…

Guntur Municipal Corporation Plans To Construct 3 Rail-under & 2 Road-over-Bridges At Railway Crossing Gates & Lanes at various locations

Date of Post: 07 Oct, 2017 Guntur: The GMC (Guntur Municipal Corporation) has proposed to construct 3 RuBs (Rail-under-Bridges) & 2 RoBs (Road-over-Bridges) at railway crossing gates & lanes. Construction of RuBs and RoBs : RuBs The GMC plans to construct the RuBs with an estimated cost of Rs 20…

Mumbai Rail Vikas Corporation Identified 32 Locations Across Mumbai To Construct New Foot-over Bridges & Subways

Date of Post: 06 Oct, 2017 Mumbai: The MRVC (Mumbai Rail Vikas Corporation) has identified up to 32 locations across Mumbai to construct additional FOBs & subways. The Ministry of Railways had called for formulation of 8 multi-disciplinary units to conduct audit of 126 suburban railway stations in the city,…

Chennai Metro Rail Completes Underground Tunneling Works 5 Months Ahead Of Schedule

Date of Post: 25 Sep, 2017 Chennai: Chennai Metro Rail has completed one of the underground tunneling works as part of phase-1 extension in North Chennai corridor 5 months ahead of the schedule. Arvind Kumar Rai, Chief General Manager (Underground), CMRL (Chennai Metro Rail Ltd) said,“The tunneling work started in…

African ports define development roadmap for 2018 and beyond

Cape Town, South Africa - Over 20 African ports authorities, terminal operators and Ministries of Transport convene in Durban, South Africa this October for strategic think-tank discussions around port optimisation and modernisation across the region. The African Ports Evolution initiative sets the backdrop for the design and development of a…

Mumbai Metro-3 Update: CM Fadnavis Witnesses Lowering Of First TBM For Colaba-Bandra-SEEPZ Metro-3 Corridor

Date of Post: 22 Sep, 2017 Mumbai: The Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Shri Devendra Fadnavis, on Thursday, witnessed lowering of the first Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) for the Colaba-Bandra-SEEPZ Metro-3 corridor at the launching shaft in Naya Nagar, Mahim.   Image Credit: MMRC The highly-mechanized Earth Pressure Balance (EPB) machine procured…

Mumbai Metro-3 Update : Second Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) For Metro-3 underground corridor To Arrive Mumbai Next Week, Check Detailed Information

Date of Post: 12 Sep, 2017 Mumbai: The tunnelling work for a 4.5km long section between Azad Maidan & Grant Road of the Colaba-Bandra-SEEPZ Metro-3 underground corridor will commence by early November. Image Credit Second TBM shipped from China MMRC (Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation) officials said that the TBM (Tunnel…

MMRC Received Its First TBM For Construction Of Underground Mumbai Metro-3 Corridor

Date of Post: 06 Sep, 2017 Mumbai: The MMRC (Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation) has received its first Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) for the construction of the 33.5km long Colaba-Bandra-Seepz Metro-3 corridor. MMRC, Managing Director, Ashwini Bhide said,"With the arrival of our first TBM we have kicked off our tunnelling activity,…