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Tunnelling work completed on Dubai Metro extension project

Dubai's transport authority on Saturday announced the completion of key tunnelling works of the Route 2020  Project stretching 3.2km at a depth ranging from...

Qatar sets world record for most tunnel boring machines operating at...

Doha now holds the Guinness World Record for operating the highest number of tunnel boring machines (TBMs) in a single city at one time, Qatar Rail has announced.

First tunnelling machine for Doha Metro arrives

Qatar Railways Company (Qatar Rail) has taken delivery of the first of 21 tunnel boring machines (TBMs) and the machine is expected to start work in the third quarter of this year at the Al Wahda site, next to the Qatar Exhibition Centre.

Delhi Metro engineers to hone their tunnelling skills in Kuala Lumpur

Aimed at increasing the levels of skills of the DMRC engineers in underground tunnelling, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has tied up with the Tunnel Training Academy, Kuala Lumpur. The DMRC engineers will be trained on the latest techniques and skills needed for tunnelling works using the Tunnel Boring Machines (TBM).

Dubai Metro recycling tunnelling knowledge

Dubai Metro offers many lessons to the other cities planning underground urban rail networks, chief among them the value of understanding ground conditions before boring commences