Gaskets contract for the Tel-Aviv – Jerusalem 28 Km train tunnels awarded to Ein Shemer Rubber Industries
ES Rubber TunnelFlex 33 Plus gasket fulfills the long-term requirements of external water pressure, which can reach up to 5 bars, and are in accordance with STUVA recommendations.
Excavation will commence on 4Q 2011.
The Tel-Aviv – Jerusalem high speed train tunnel project will be built by two joint venture contractors: one by Pizzarotti (Italy) – Shapir (Israel) J.V. and the other is Mos Metrostroy (Russia) – Minrav (Israel) J.V.
The length of the twin tunnels is 14 Km requiring approximately 28 Km of segmental liners equipped with ES Rubber gaskets surrounding all concrete segments.