Delhi Metro | Steel girder falls at under construction site, track and viaduct caught under fire

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Delhi-NCR: There is a big case of negligence in the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC). On Monday morning, a big iron iron guard collapsed on an auto and car on the subway building in Ghaziabad. A Girl and a boy got dead on spot and 7 people were injured in this accident. This accident happened near Mohan Nagar in Ghaziabad. Work on the foot over bridge was under construction. There was a stir in the iron girder falling. This accident, the slogan of the Delhi Metro opens the pole of the security arrangement.

A spokesman of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) said, “According to preliminary information, it seems that a steel gurdar, which was set up to build a footover bridge in Mohan Nagar, fell below. However, we are just confirming the detailed report”.

According to press statement issued by DMRC, “An incident happened at the Mohan Nagar Metro station construction site of the Dilshad Garden – New Bus Adda corridor today where a steel girder erected for the construction of a Foot Over Bridge (FOB) fell down causing injuries to five persons. The Project In-charge of the contractor, M/s GYT TPL of Mohan Nagar station has been removed. Services of the sub contractor engaged by M/s GYT TPL, the main contractor in this particular operation, Ruby Enterprises have been decided to be terminated. Show cause notice will be served to the sub contractor for barring them from taking part in any future works of DMRC. DMRC’s Assistant Engineer and Junior Engineer in charge of the site have been suspended. An ex gratia payment of Rupees Two Lakhs will be paid to the seriously injured and an amount of Rupees One Lakh will be paid to the injured with minor injuries. The medical expenses of all the injured persons are being taken care of.”

On the other hand, in the afternoon, the Metro services between Dilshad Garden and Mansarovar Park stations remained suspended for nearly an hour due to the fire in nearby slums. According to the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) at around 1.15 pm in the afternoon, news was reported that there was a fire in the slums situated between a bridge between Mansarovar Park and Shahdara Metro Stations.

Delhi Metro Track under Fire
Delhi Metro Track Under Fire between Dilshad Garden and Mansarovar Park Metro Stations
Delhi Metro Viaduct Under Fire
DMRC suspended metro services at three stations due to Fire under track

DMRC said in a statement that under the precaution, Metro services were suspended for three stations between Dilshad Garden and Mansarovar Park. Services on the remaining segment were normal.

The statement said that normal services were restored at 2.33 pm in the afternoon. Meanwhile, according to the Delhi Fire Service, a phone call was made about fire. After this 15 fire engines were sent to the spot.

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