BHOPAL (Metro Rail News): Workers from Dilip Buildcon Ltd. on Friday launched their first 8.5-meter wide precast segment for building the elevated viaduct of Bhopal Metro Phase 1 project’s 6.225 km Package-01 connecting Subhash Nagar with AIIMS.
This is the first section of Bhopal Metro’s 14.99 km Line-2 (Karond Circle – AIIMS) for which Dilip Buildcon commenced work in early 2019 through Rs. 247.06 crore contract awarded by the Madhya Pradesh Metro Rail Co Limited (MPMRCL) in October 2018 with a completion period of 27 months.
The segment was launched between Piers 144-145 near Kendriya Vidyalaya Station on Hoshangabad Road. Launching activities using a double-nosed crane will continue northward towards Subhash Nagar.
Besides the elevated viaduct between Subhash Nagar – AIIMS, Dilip Buildcon will also be constructing an entry/exit ramp to Jinsi Depot where trains will be stabled and maintained. Stations en-route will be built under a different civil package and be located at Shubhash Nagar, Kendriya Vidyalaya, DB City Mall, Sangam Cinema, Himansarovar / Habibganj Station, Habibgang Naka, Alkapuri Bus Stand and AIIMS.