In pictures: the beginning of penetration branches in the depot Likhobory (Moscow)

Author photo essay — Alexander "Russos" Popov

Yesterday, at the construction site electrodepot "Likhobory" was launched TBM "Herrenknecht" "Alexander." Complex to go 2,750 meters — actually a branch in the depot and the span between the stations "Upper Likhobory" and "District".

1. Fully assembled and ready to set.

 2. TBM "Herrenknecht» S-770, "Alexander." The complex is new, released in 2013 specifically for the Moscow subway construction.

3. In October, there will operate a second shield.

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6. And just on the northern section will run 6 (shest!) complexes!

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13. Details. By clicking the big picture.

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18. At the launch of the shield came Acting Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin.

19. Surprisingly, it was not a formal press of a button. After the mayor left, I was on the ground for about an hour. During this time the board has moved a few tens of millimeters. But in general, its design speed of 10 rings per day.

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23. Give the subway!

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