Metro completes tunnel boring work

The BMRCL has completed the boring of the tunnel at the East End near the BRV Grounds for the Metro underground station.

According to a release issued by BMRCL, the Earth Pressure Balance Tunnel Boring Machine 3 at Cubbon Park East End (up line), which started operations in the last week of June, 2012, achieved a breakthrough on Tuesday.

The machine will now be reassembled and remarshalled for starting the boring of the tunnel from East Ramp to Cubbon Park Station (down line).

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