DMRC completes tunnelling on Dwarka-Najafgarh corridor

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New Delhi | Published: June 26, 2016 5:15:47 PM

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) completed the tunnelling on the under construction Dwarka–Najafgarh corridor (Line-9) as part of the Delhi Metro's Phase-III project in South-West Delhi.

The 400 metric tonne Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) emerged at Najafgarh retrieval shaft near Tura Mandi site after making a 0.67 KM (555 rings) long tunnel from the site near Sai Baba Mandir of Najafgarh, sources said. (PTI)The 400 metric tonne Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) emerged at Najafgarh retrieval shaft near Tura Mandi site after making a 0.67 KM (555 rings) long tunnel from the site near Sai Baba Mandir of Najafgarh, sources said. (PTI)

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) completed the tunnelling on the under construction Dwarka–Najafgarh corridor (Line-9) as part of the Delhi Metro’s Phase-III project in South-West Delhi.

The 400 metric tonne Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) emerged at Najafgarh retrieval shaft near Tura Mandi site after making a 0.67 KM (555 rings) long tunnel from the site near Sai Baba Mandir of Najafgarh, sources said.

At this point the elevated alignment coming from Dwarka goes underground through a ramp.

The tunnelling on this stretch began on November 9 last year. The depth of the tunnel varies from 6.1 metre to 10.5 meter below the ground surface, they said.

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