Tunnel boring for Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension begins
June 17, 2011
On June 17, 2011, the Honourable Peter Kent, Minister of the Environment; along with the Honourable Kathleen Wynne, Ontario’s Minister of Transportation; His Worship Rob Ford, Mayor of Toronto; York Region Chairman and CEO Bill Fisch; and Toronto Transit Commission Chair Karen Stintz, participated in an event to officially start tunnel boring construction for the Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension (TYSSE) project.
Photo of Tunnel Boring Machine “Holey” in the Sheppard West Station Advance Launch Shaft.
Close-up photos of Tunnel Boring Machine “Holey.”
Photos of Tunnel Boring Machine “Holey” and Gantry Cars.
Internal view of Tunnel Boring Machine “Holey.”