Chennai Metro’s Second TBM “EAGLE” launched from Light House Metro Station

Eagle is the 2nd TBM for the Chennai Metro Phase 2, Corridor 4

TBM Eagle of the Chennai metro
TBM Eagle of the Chennai metro

CHENNAI (Metro Rail News): CMRL is presently implementing the construction of the Underground Metro Rail section in Corridor 4, Phase 2 project from Light House Station at Marina Beach to Kodambakkam Flyover. 

The 1st Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM), named “Flamingo”, was launched on 1st September 2023, and it is presently tunnelling in the Down Line of Corridor 4 from Light House Station to Boat Club Station. Its counterpart TBM, named “Eagle”, has been successfully launched in the Upline from Light House Station towards Thirumayilai and is expected to arrive at Boat Club Station in October 2026. 

Thiru. R. Ranganathan, GM (Construction), CMRL along with senior officials and staff of M/s AEON Consortium, General Consultants, and CMRL were present during the launch.

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