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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.

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.

Photo of Tunnel Boring Machine “Holey” in the Sheppard West Station Advance Launch Shaft. Photo of Tunnel Boring Machine “Holey” in the Sheppard West Station Advance Launch Shaft.

Close-up photos of Tunnel Boring Machine “Holey.”

Close-up photos of Tunnel Boring Machine “Holey.” Close-up photos of Tunnel Boring Machine “Holey.”

Photos of Tunnel Boring Machine “Holey” and Gantry Cars.

Photos of Tunnel Boring Machine “Holey” and Gantry Cars. Photos of Tunnel Boring Machine “Holey” and Gantry Cars.

Internal view of Tunnel Boring Machine “Holey.”

Internal view of Tunnel Boring Machine “Holey.” Internal view of Tunnel Boring Machine “Holey.”

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