TUNNELBORING MACHINE (TBM) BREAKTHROUGH AT NOMARCHIA STATION OF THESSALONIKI METRO EXTENSION TO KALAMARIA, IN THE PRESENCE OF THE MINISTER OF INFRASTRUCTURES AND TRANSPORT Mr. CHRISTOS SPIRTZIS
ATTIKO METRO S.A. hereby invites you at NOMARCHIA Station in view of the second Tunnel Boring Machine (“Frixos”) breakthrough to be held on Sunday April 22nd 2018, at 19:00, in the presence of the Minister of Infrastructures and Transport Mr. Christos Spirtzis.
It is reminded that the Metro Extension Project to Kalamaria consists of a 4.77km-long double underground line with five (5) stations (NOMARCHIA, KALAMARIA, ARETSOU, NEA KRINI and MIKRA).
Both tunnels have been constructed at the section extending from MIKRA Station to NOMARCHIA Station. The first TBM (“Elli”) has already commenced the boring of the last tunnel section from NOMARCHIA Station to 25 MARTIOU Station, while the tunnel length remaining to be bored is:
1st TBM (“Elli”): 620m.
2nd TBM (“Frixos”): 949m.
As per ATTIKO METRO S.A. scheduling, the aforementioned tunnels shall be completed this summer.