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ITA Awards: EOLE Paris East West Rail Express Link Wins in the Category of Projects Over 500 Million Euros

At the end of November 2023, the 9th edition of the ITA Tunnelling and Underground Space Awards took place in Mumbai, India in conjunction with the Tunnelling Asia 2023 conference of TAI, the Tunnelling Association of India. Pioneering innovations and groundbreaking underground projects were honoured in a total of seven categories.


Credit/Quelle: EOLE

Credit/Quelle: EOLE
The winner of the award for the Major Project of the Year in the “over 500 million euros”-category is EOLE Paris East West Rail Express Link, France. The Express Rail Link expands the current E line of the RER (Regional Express Network) by 55 km.

Awards were presented in each of the following categories:

Project of the Year (between 50 million and 500 million euros)

Comprehensive Project of Shenzhen Binhai Avenue (Headquarters Base Section) Coastal Wide Underground Space

Project of the Year incl. Renovation (up to 50 million euros)

Mount Royal Tunnel – Double Arch Replacement & Rehabilitation for the REM Project

Technical Innovation of the Year

Building Blocks in a Foundation Pit – Prefabrication and Assembly Construction Technology for Metro Stations

Beyond Engineering

Permanent Sprayed Concrete Linings on Mumbai Metro Line 3 Sahar Road Crossover Cavern

Product/Equipment Innovation of the Year

Hard Rock Shield + Earth Pressure + Slurry Three-Mode TBM

Young Tunneller of the Year

Cláudio David Cabral Dias (Portugal)

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