The tunnelling for the 10-kilometre underground tunnel of the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail line is not complete.
The project began in September 2015 and since then, the boring tunnels have travelled a total of 3,300 metres from where they started. In total, the tunnelling involved the installation of 26,178 precast concrete tunnel segments, forming 4,363 rings.
Here is a video of the tunnelling:
The Crosstown will have 25 stations and stops along Eglinton Ave. between Weston Rd. and Kennedy Station. It will also link 54 different bus routes and three TTC interchange subway stations, as well as Go Transit.
The project is still set to be completed by 2021 and is expected to carry an annual ridership of about 50 million.
Construction is now underway on three of the stations along the Eglinton Crosstown.
With the first phase of the Eglinton Crosstown complete, Toronto can officially claim that it is on track to completing one of the many projects included in the “motherlode” of transit plans.
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