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Tunnel Boring
News  /  Published 15.07.22

Scan on Durga Pituri Lane buildings that cracked, KMRC wary of tunneling

Engineers from the Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation (KMRC), implementing agency of East-West Metro, have started monitoring the condition of crack-riddled buildings and those near them in the subsidence...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 19.05.22

Role of contractor for East-West Metro project comes under the scanner

“We have engaged experts from IIT Roorkee to investigate the cause of the accident. If it is found that ITD-ITD Cementation was at fault, the company will be penalised. If it is found that natur...
By Sanjay Mandal, Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

World  /  Published 06.02.22

Rescuers race to save trapped boy in Morocco

Rescuers on Saturday dug to within a metre of a young boy trapped for five days in a well in northern Morocco, a delicate and dangerous operation constantly delayed by rocks and imperilled by the thre...
By Reuters in Rabat

Calcutta  /  Published 01.10.20

3-day Sealdah flyover closure

Vehicles headed for the Sealdah flyover from north will be diverted from Shyambazar, Maniktala and Rajabazar, while those moving towards the flyover from south will be re-routed from the Exide and Mou...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.09.19

The way forward for East-West Metro

Engineers are considering the option of digging the remaining part of the affected tunnel of East-West Metro using the machine that is burrowing the other tunnel of the project.One option is to let th...
By Sanjay Mandal in Esplanade

West Bengal  /  Published 22.11.19

Tunnel-boring machine makes a move

A tunnel-boring machine of East-West Metro that had been lying idle under Nirmal Chunder Street has moved for the first time since the project came to a halt following a subsidence in Bowbazar on Augu...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bowbazar

West Bengal  /  Published 28.02.20

East-West Metro tunnel work stalled

The tunnel-boring work of East-West Metro was stalled on Friday, hours after fresh cracks were spotted on some buildings in Chaitan Sen Lane in Bowbazar.The lane is close to Gour De Lane, where a numb...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.11.19

Calcutta HC defers TBM order

The high court on Friday deferred to Monday the verdict on whether the second tunnel boring machine of East-West Metro can be moved five metres under Bowbazar to facilitate maintenance.The court had a...
By Our legal reporter in Calcutta


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