Construction of the road and railway route Adler – Krasnaya Polyana

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Construction of the road and railway route Adler - Krasnaya Polyana. Tunnel complex #3: installation of tunnel boring machine.
Installation of tunneling complex in Sochi

The longest Tunnel system 3 is located between the 23rd and the 28th km of the combined road including the traffic tunnel, the railway tunnel and the service tunnel of over 4 km each.

All the three tunnels are planned to be constructed using the most innovative technology at present time – by means of tunnel boring machines. For this purpose three TBMs were purchased from Germany and Canada:

  • Herrenknecht 13210 HART (diameter 13,2 m) for the traffic tunnel construction (the tunnel length – 4034,8 m);
  • Lovat RME 243 DS (diameter 6,2 m) for the service tunnel;
  • Lovat RM 394 DS (diameter 10,2 m) for the railway tunnel – construction (the tunnel length – 4124,5 m construction (the tunnel length – 4055,2 m).

It?s planned to construct the Tunnel system 3 between: 2nd quarter of 2009 – 2nd quarter of 2013

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