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Other TBM, with red cutterhead, was named Molina by Angel Peralta, Michael Morales & Mohammad Malik (not pictured)

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The blue-faced TBM was named TESS (Tunnel Excavation Sunny Side) by Sangida Bagum, here with Chairman Walder.

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MTA Chairman Jay Walder addresses the news media at tunnel boring machine cutterhead as Dr. Horodniceanu looks on

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The tunnel boring machines, both seen here, are each 300 feet long from cutterhead to end of trailing gear.

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Michael Horodniceanu of MTA Capital Construction speaks with Chairman Jay Walder & LIRR's Helena Williams at TBM

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The tunnel boring machine cutterheads are 22 feet in diameter. They're as tall as a 2-story building.

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The machines were named by sixth graders from I.S. 204: Sangida Bagum, Michael Morales, and Angel Peralta.

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MTA employees prepare the Franklin Avenue Shuttle for service after the Holiday Blizzard of 2010.

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MTA employees prepare the Franklin Avenue Shuttle for service after the Holiday Blizzard of 2010.

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MTA employees prepare the Franklin Avenue Shuttle for service after the Holiday Blizzard of 2010.

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MTA employees removed snow drifts like this one to restore subway service after the Holiday Blizzard of 2010.

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MTA employees prepare the Franklin Avenue Shuttle for service after the Holiday Blizzard of 2010.

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MTA employees prepare the Franklin Avenue Shuttle for service after the Holiday Blizzard of 2010.

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More snow clearance on the L line.

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Clearing snow off platform at 8th Av., Brooklyn, as snow drifts covering N line are soon history.

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On the overnight shift.

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At the platform at Cortelyou Road on the B & Q lines.

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MTA employees make it happen.

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Cortelyou Road.

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A crew clearing snow from Corona Yard.

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