Tunnelbuilder Promoting the world's tunnelling industry to a huge qualified audience

View the Spanish Tunnelbuilder website View the Italian Tunnelbuilder website

Archive Search


India, Chennai - in/40


The JV Gammon India Ltd/OJSC Mosmetrostroy secured the two contracts UAA-02 (EUR150 million) and UAA-03 (EUR163 million) for design and construction of underground stations along Anna Salai, or Mount Road as it is more popularly called, and associated tunnels for Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL). Gammon will construct the seven underground stations at Government Estate, LIC building, Thousand Light, Gemini, Teynampet, Chamiers Road and Saidapet. Mosmetrostroy of Moscow will construct the twin-bored tunnels along a 6.4 km-long stretch. These contracts are part of the five tender packages (UAA-01 to UAA-05) floated by CMRL for design and construction of the 18 km-long Washermanpet-Airport corridor, of which 14.3 km between Washermanpet and Saidapet will be underground with 19 underground stations. Visit http://www.gammonindia.com/news/2011/Chennai_Metro.pdf. 09/11.CMRL awarded the tender for design and construction of track work in Viaduct, Tunnel, Underground and Depot in Corridor - I & II to a JV of Larsen & Toubro with Chennai and Alstom at a total cost of EUR72.14 million. Visit http://www.chennaimetrorail.gov.in/press_releases/pre13.pdf. 09/11.