India’s first under-water tunnel for EW Metro beneath Ganga completed ahead of time

India’s first under-water tunnel for EW Metro beneath Ganga completed ahead of time

India’s first under-water tunnel- linking Howrah and Kolkata – under the Hooghly river ( Ganga), for East-West Metro connectivity completed well ahead of scheduled time, announced Kolkata Metro Railway Corporation (KMRC) here today. The tunnel is vital link of the of 16.6 km stretch, which will have 12 stations, six of which will be under the ground, while the remaining six stations will be on elevated tracks. The final commissioning of the project is expected by end of 2019 or early 2020, following which it will be operational. The KMRC engineers and experts, many of from overseas completed the construction of country’s first underwater tunnel, announced KMRC director Satish Kumar during a media conference. Read More…

 

 

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One Response to "India’s first under-water tunnel for EW Metro beneath Ganga completed ahead of time"

  1. Suhas Jadhav   September 7, 2017 at 11:53 am

    Great post! The first ever underwater train in India really awesome moment for all Indians. Achieving new fits and we would like to have more project like this all over India.

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