Mumbai: Mumbai Managing Director Mrs. Aswani Bhide greets heartily congratulation on commissioning of 10th Tunneling Boring Machine(TBM). On 8 August 2018, Mumbai Metro gets all 17 Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) for Mumbai Metro project-3. The 16 TBMs are in Mumbai and one will arrive from Delhi in 3rd week of August. Out of which 13 TBMs are already in action. Second TBM of package 1 (Cuffe Parade-Hutatma Chowk) arrived at Mumbai Port.
TBM Surya-2 manufactured by Robbins Company approximate weighing 700-800 tonnes with a diameter of 6.65 m, 98 m long, will connect the areas between to Cuffe Parade to CST.
Mumbai Metro finally flagged for civil work to install 10 TBM machine. Mumbai’s people are facing lots of noise and pollution problem due to civil work. But are waiting for good results when Mumbai Metro project-3 will be completed, will provide best transport facility to commuters.
Mumbai Metro Managing Director tweets this successful commissioning of 10th TBM to people through her twitter account.
Congratulations team #MMRC for commissioning of the 10th TBM of @MumbaiMetro3 project. Thanks a lot to #CuffParade residents and Mumbaikars for their support and trust in MMRC @CMOMaharashtra https://t.co/MZLBQUqFfd
— Ashwini Bhide (@AshwiniBhide) August 10, 2018
The 13th TBM of Mumbai Life line is commissioned to build down line tunnel of 567 mts from Sariputnagar to SEEPZ Station.
Mumbai Metro line-3 also referred to as the Colaba-Bandra-SEEPZ line. This is a part of the metro system for the city of Mumbai. The metro line-3 will connect Cuffe Parade business district in the extreme south of the city to SEEPZ in the north-central with 26 underground and one at grade station.