11 Peony Series TBMs Developed by CITIC-CRCHI to be Used in Construction of Luoyang Metro Line 1
11 Peony Series TBMs developed by CITIC-CRCHI will be used in the construction of Luoyang Metro Line 1.
There will be 18 TBMs in the construction of Luoyang Metro Line 1 among which 11 Peony Series TBMs are provided by CITIC-CRCHI. TBM “Peony 1” tunneled through the left line of Work Area 08, Section 3, Luoyang Metro Line 1 on June 20th 2018. TBM “Peony 2” tunneled through the left line of Shijiawan Station-Yangwan Station on September 28th 2018. In 6 months it tunneled 1.6km without replacing the cutters.
The construction area of Luoyang Metro Line 1 goes through watery sand-pebble and soft soil stratum. CITIC-CRCHI has specifically designed Peony series TBMs, and continuously optimized and improved the machines according to the actual construction situation, so that the performance of the TBMs reaches the advanced level in China.