AGRA (Metro Rail News): The metro train stations in Agra will be equipped with cutting-edge technology and automated systems and will represent the city’s heritage and beauty according to a press release by Kumar Keshav, managing director of the Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation (UPMRC).
The MD also stated in the announcement that work on the Taj East Gate metro station’s station control room (SCR) has begun, and work on the track, lifts, and signalling systems will follow soon.
As per the press release it stated “The station control room is the most important part of a metro station as from here the station controller monitors all the activities of the station as well as the train operations. The room is fully equipped and automated to receive prompt signals from the operations command centre, the central unit which monitors overall operations of the metro trains.”
Work on railway tracks and lifts, as well as other signalling systems, will begin soon. “Work on the Taj East Gate metro station’s station control centre has commenced, and the metro station’s platform level has also begun to take shape,” he added. The civil construction work for the 3 kilometre elevated part of the first corridor’s priority stretch is currently underway. Taj East Gate, Basai, and Fatehabad Road are the three metro stations on the elevated segment. In a record period, the Agra Metro team has finished the construction of 684 piles and the erection of all 144 Double T Girders, he added. On December 7, 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually launched the Agra metro project in the presence of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath