Lucknow Metro Retrieves TBM “Gomti” at Hussainganj

Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) has successfully retrieved TBM “Gomti” at Hussainganj. This TBM had achieved its breakthrough on 25.11.17.

The retrieval work was achieved yesterday (10th December, 2017). It consisted of meticulously dismantling the shield body of TBM-Gomti in the retrieval shaft and lifting it part by part with a 250T Crane to the ground surface. The retrieval work was perfectly executed by a dedicated team of officials from Lucknow Metro, Contractor (Gulermak-TPL JV) and General Consultants.

Earlier the TBM-Gomti (working on UP line) had achieved breakthrough at Hussainganj after successfully completing its 2nd drive of 600m between Sachivalaya and Hussainganj underground Metro Station.

TBM- Gomti shall now be taken to launching shaft in front of Deen Dayal Park,Charbagh for undertaking its final drive for the UP line between Charbagh ramp and Hussainganj, which is expected to commence from last week of Jan’18. In the meantime, it shall also undergo a brief maintenance work before commencing its final drive.

The second TBM “Ganga” is working in parallel a Down Line between Sachivalaya and Hussainganj. It has also completed a tunneling of about 560m and is also expected to reach Hussainganj by next week.


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