<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>Tunneling work for the construction of the Colaba-Bandra-SEEPZ Metro-3 underground corridor will soon begin in south Mumbai from Cuffe Parade, passing through Colaba, Azad Maidan, Churchgate, Grant Road up to the Science Museum in Worli. The tunneling work first began last week between Mahim and Dadar.The work is being launched from shafts at three locations — Colaba Woods in Cuffe Parade, another one at Azad Maidan in CST and one at Mumbai Central. The Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) said that a total of 17 tunnel boring machines (TBM) will be used for the entire underground corridor’s construction. Of these, four have arrived in India and the remaining are expected to reach the country by February 2018.”Tunneling work between Mahim and Dadar has already started. At Azad Maidan, lowering of the TBM has begun and once they are lowered in their respective shafts, the tunneling work will begin in south Mumbai,” said an official from MMRC.

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Tunneling work for Metro-3 to begin soon