SK Most Connected New Obluchensky Tunnel
OREANDA-NEWS. June 5, 2012. The new Obluchensky Tunnel was connected on May 29,
Speaking at the ceremony on the occasion of connection, Vladimir Krapivny, Chief Engineer, Far-East Railway Line, expressed his gratitude to the builders for the job well done. The tunnel was driven by drilling and blasting, and the tunnel total length is
The tunneling started in September 2011 from the western entry, and the face was worked over the entire cross-section (the upper and lower headings were driven at the same time). A total of
The tunneling from the east side started in November 2011, and a total of
The old Obluchensky tunnel, which was built in 1915, will close for reconstruction in November 2013 after the new tunnel has been commissioned. This will allow for working without interrupting train operation in this section.
The following companies of SK MOST Group of Companies run operations on this project site: OJSC STROY-TREST, LLC Tonnelny Otryad No. 12 of Bamtonnelstroy, and CJSC Mostootryad No. 64.