These features ensure long working hours, even in the tough Himalyan geography
Sandvik's fully automatic, DT 922i and semi-automatic, DT 821C jumbo drills are enabling Max Infra to attain lower drilling costs per meter, with higher machine availability during the ongoing construction of the access tunnel in the Rishikesh-Karanprayag rail link project – one of the toughest geographies. P.P. Basistha witnesses first-hand the high-tech machines' efficient performance and high productivity, with ergonomic cabin designed to ensure complete operator comfort and safety during their long hours of work.
The Rishikesh-Karanprayag rail link in the Himalayas runs parallel to the River Ganges. The Chardham project comprises 12 stations, 17 tunnels with main and escape tunnels, ballast-less tracks, and 35 bridges. The project entails linking the newly constructed Rishikesh Railway Station with Gangotri, Yamunotri, Kedarnath, Badrinath, and with Chota Chardham.