Kanpur Metro: UPMRC completes 200 U-Girder casting

The U Girders being erected.

KANPUR (Metro Rail News): Under the aegis of Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation (UPMRC) the progress of civil construction of the Kanpur Metro Project getting ahead with implausible speed. According to officials, the casting of 200 U-Girders has been done.

Recently, UPMRC set another benchmark by completing the casting of 200 U-girders at Lakhanpur casting yard along with the erection of 114 U-girders under the 9 km long Priority Corridor which is being constructed from IIT to Motijheel. On average 40-45 U-girder is being cast every month in the yard. On the other hand, there will be a total of 384 double T- girders to be erected under the priority corridor.

As per the recent update from officials, 183 double T-girders are ready in the casting yard while 118 double T-girders have been erected on the track. Expressing happiness over this achievement, Mr Kumar Keshav, Managing Director of Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation said, ”Casting and erection work is going on with tremendous speed under the Kanpur Metro Project and to be completed on time. UPMRC is fully committed and dedicated to giving a world-class Metro to Kanpurties”.

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