BHOPAL (Metro Rail News): The Madhya Pradesh Metro Rail Co. Limited (MPMRC) has started first initial pile test for Bhopal Metro on April 25, 2019. To mark this historical beginning the Grand celebration of Test pile along with the Pooja Ceremony was done.
All the Directors and employees of MPMRCL along with the GC team Director Mr. John Swan and his GC team take part in the ceremony and congratulated to the team which started the pile testing work successfully.
This grand event was organized by the DBL Project Manager RajKapoor, Making a step further to Bhopal Metro he started this first Initial Test pile with his team. Dilip Buildcon Limited construction Manager and Section Incharge Mr. Chanchal Pandey continued the event and concreting of test pile was successfully completed on April 24, 2019.
In October 2018, Centre had approved the Bhopal Metro Rail project. It comprising two corridors of total length 27.87 Km (i) Karond Circle to AIIMS (14.99 Km) and (ii) Bhadbhada Square to Ratnagiri Tiraha (12.88 Km) will connect major public nodes and city cluster areas of Bhopal. The length of Karond to AIIMS corridor is 14.99 km, which is mostly elevated and partly underground (at Bhopal Railway Station & Bus Station) and comprises of 16 Stations (14-Elevated and 2-Underground).
The length of Bhadbhada to Ratnagiri Tiraha corridor is 12.88 km comprising of 14 stations all elevated. The estimated cost of the project is Rs. 6941.40 crore and the project will be completed in 4 years. The corridors will be having Multimodal Integration with Railway Stations & BRTS Stations and will have feeder network of Bus, Intermediate Public Transport (IPT) and Non-Motorised Transport (NMT). The Metro will provide Eco-friendly and sustainable public transport to residents, commuters, industrial workers, visitors, and travelers.