The builders of SK MOST Group of Companies have started driving the first tunnel between Lermontovsky Prospekt and Vykhino stations of Taganskaya – Krasnopresnenskaya Line. The tunneling is conducted using Robbins-371 Tunnel Boring Machine.
The tunnel boring machine was delivered disassembled from the United Stated to Moscow, at the Lermontovsky Prospekt station project site. The machine was assembled here, and the tunneling was launched at the beginning of December. The first meters of the underground working were driven at the end of 2012. The tunnel boring machine will have to travel 1900 meters before arriving at Vykhino station. The work is going to be completed in summer 2013.
Vadim Skorobogatko / SK MOST