MUMBAI (Metro Rail News): On Thursday, Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Limited (MMRC) said that it’s 7th package completed 100% tunneling as the alignment achieved its 24th TBM breakthrough at SEEPZ station. MMRC also said that TBM Wainganga-2 completed the final drive of 1.67 km using 1196 rings.
MMRC tweeted saying, “A double milestone for #Metro3. MMRC’s PKG 7 completes 100% tunneling as the alignment achieves its 24th TBM breakthrough at SEEPZ station. TBM Wainganga-2 completed the final drive of 1.67 Kms using 1196 rings. With this tunneling been #MarolNaka #MIDC & #SEEPZ stands completed.”
Last month, Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Limited (MMRC) achieved 70 percent of tunneling work for the Mumbai Metro-3 (Colaba-Bandra-SEEPZ) corridor of the Mumbai Metro Rail project.
This has been completed within 24 months, despite innumerable challenges faced during the construction, according to the Metro Line—III authority. Metro 3 project is a 33.5 KMs long underground corridor running along Colaba-Bandra-SEEPZ. The length of the corridor is marked with 27 key stations out of which 26 will be underground and 1 in grade.