Doha Metro project’s Msheireb Station sees first tunneling breakthrough

Contractors working on one of the Doha Metro’s flagship stations celebrated a milestone in the project after one of its Tunnel Boring Machines (TBMs) broke through the air after digging out 1.6km 2.3km underground.

The Al Mayeda TBM could be seen emerging at Msheireb Station yesterday, marking the first “breakthrough” in the complex tunneling works for this hub, Qatar Rail said.

It is one of 21 TBMs currently being deployed to dig out a total of 113km of tunnels under central Doha by 2017.
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