India's First Underwater Metro Tunnel - connects Howrah with Kolkata

Posted on:26 Apr 2017 09:32:39
India's First Underwater Metro Tunnel - connects Howrah with Kolkata
26 April 2017 Current Affairs:

  • A gigantic Tunnel Boring Machine is being used to build a underwater tunnel in the river Hooghly which connect Howrah with Kolkata.

  • The construction will be completed by July.

  • The two 520 metre structures are part of 10.8 km underground stretch and are crucial to the East West Metro project.

  • They are being built at a cost of Rs 8900 crores.


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