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NHI made two XRE heading machines and sent them to India
source: Shenyang Daily   2018-08-21 15:46

On August 16, two XRE cross-mode heading machines manufactured by Northern Heavy Industry Equipment (Shenyang) Co., Ltd. arrived at the construction site of Metro Line 3 in Mumbai, India, for assembly, and excavation will begin today.

The Mumbai Metro Line 3 project in India is a XRE tunnel heading machine designed by Northern Heavy Industries in accordance with the special geological conditions of the Mumbai Metro.This kind of cross mode heading machines is mainly aimed at the tunnel composed of hard rock and composite soft soil in Mumbai Metro.This XRE heading machine, which combines soil pressure balance mode and single shield hard rock mode, has been successfully used in a number of mixed geological tunnel projects including Australia, Turkey, Mexico and India.The total length of the Mumbai Metro Tunnel is 2.8 km. The entire Metro Line 3 project is expected to be completed by 2021.

(Reporter Liu Guodong)

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