September will see the delivery of a 4.4m diameter Bessac EPBM to Vinci (Chantiers Modernes Construction) which will be used to bore a safety gallery for the SNCF railway tunnel located in the West of Paris in Meudon city.
As the TBM will bore a non-through tunnel, the machine has been designed to be dismantled underground.
The contract was signed in March 2018 and includes the machine with its backup and rolling stock. The machine is currently under manufacture in the St Jory (France) Bessac workshop.
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