Agra Metro completes half-century of piers; 1Km of elevated corridor stretch ready

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The civil construction work of the first corridor of the Agra Metro Project is being carried out with full momentum and precision.
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Agra (Metro Rail News): The civil construction work of the first corridor of the Agra Metro Project is being carried out with full momentum and precision.
The team of Agra Metro Project has proven its dedication and worth by completing the erection of 50 piers, in just 7 months from commencement of the civil construction of the project. Piers, or commonly known as ‘pillars’ are the main support structure of the metro project.
Managing Director, Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation Shri Kumar Keshav said, “The timely erection of the piers indicates that the project is being executed with accuracy and in a time-bound manner and the entire project will be executed within the stated timeline, with utmost safety, accuracy, and finesse.”
The half-century of piers marks the completion of 1 km of civil construction work for the 3 km elevated section of the priority stretch, which is from Taj East Gate station and Fatehabad Road.
The first station of the corridor, i.e. Taj East Gate, has already started coming into shape and it will soon be ready. The concourse beam of the station is also ready and the construction work of the station area will commence shortly.
It is to be noted that Agra Metro Project was virtually inaugurated by Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, in presence of Hon’ble Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath on 7th December 2020. In just 7 months from the date of its inauguration, the Agra Metro Project team has completed 533 piles, 96 pile caps, and 50 piers for the elevated section of the priority stretch of the 29.4 km long first corridor, which runs from Taj East Gate to Sikandara.
Public Relations Department
Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation

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