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First tunnel boring machine for SSP MRT line is set for action


From left: Najmuddin, Pearce, Satpal, and MGKT head of tunnel Ng Hau Wei.

From left: Najmuddin, Pearce, Satpal, and MGKT head of tunnel Ng Hau Wei.

KUALA LUMPUR: The first of 12 tunnel boring machines to be used for Mass Rapid Transit Corp Sdn Bhd’s (MRT Corp) Sungai Buloh-Serdang-Putrajaya (SSP) Line -- a refurbished machine previously used for the Sungai Buloh-Kajang (SBK) Line -- is ready for action.

MRT Corp and MMC-Gamuda KVRMT (T) Sdn Bhd (MGKT) said in a joint statement that the machine would be the first tunnel boring machine (TBM) to be used for the SSP Line’s 13.5km underground section.

   

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