- Lift fully assembled TBM onto hydraulic slide rail system
- Slide TBM to strand jack system
- Lower TBM 120’ down the shaft to the starter tunnel
- Align TBM & set on saddle
- Dimensions & weight – 95’ L x 29’ OD – 1,650,000 lbs.
- Multi-directional slide of fully assembled TBM
- Lowering & aligning of TBM to starter tunnel utilizing strand jack and gantry systems