first tunnel boring machine (tbm) arrives for underground metro iii project | mumbai news - times of india
5 subway III corridor to the Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT)
From Guangzhou, China, September 5.
Mumbai Metro Corporation (MMRC)
The deadline for completion of tunnel work has been determined to be September 2019.
The tunnel shield was purchased from its manufacturing plant in China from German professional company Herrenknecht AG.
Six tunnels will be deployed.
On October, 08 km double tunnels from Siddhivinayak to Dharavi passed through the TBM launch well located in Mahim Naya Nagar.
The seven civil contractors of the entire route of the subway line
3 plans to deploy a total of 17 TBMs from leading manufacturers such as robins, Terratec, Herrenknecht and STEC.
An official at MMRC said, \"of the 17 TBMs used in tunnel activity, 10 are new and 7 are refurbished \".
Naya nagar is building a shaft 25 metres from the ground.
The tunnel project is completed in two phases.
The deadline for Phase 1 is April 2019 and Phase 2 is September 2019.
The official said, \"the lower well of the tunnel rig (TBMs)
In naarnagar, Azad Maidan and Parry are in the advanced stages of completion.
The well at other locations is also progressing smoothly, and the sewage pipeline in Dada has also been transferred.
\"The whole Metro line 3 project is divided into two phases with the first phase.
The E. Stacey to Bandra Kurla integrated line is expected to be completed by September 2020 and Phase I.
The e Bandra Kurla Complex on the Colaba line is expected to be completed by March 2021.
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