KANPUR (Metro Rail News): A major function is going to be held in Kanpur which is of huge importance to the Kanpur metro. “Under the aegis of Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation (UPMRC), the civil works of the Kanpur Metro project is being executed at a very fast pace.
In yet another step towards the fast completion of Kanpur Metro, the first U-girder of the project will be erected for the Metro viaduct on Pillar No. 17 and 18 near IIT Kanpur on the Priority Section of Kanpur metro project” said one official.
The inaugural function will be held in in the presence of Mr. Rajendra Kumar Tiwari, Chief Secretary, Government of Uttar Pradesh along with Shri Kumar Keshav, Managing Director, UPMRC on 11th August” said UPMRC in an official press release.
The U-girders provide the top deck of Metro viaduct on which track, traction, and signalling the system is laid for the movement of Metro trains. A total of 638 U-girders are to be laid on the 9KMs long Priority Section (IIT-Motijheel).
The erection of the girder in just eight and a half months since the start of the piling work for the project will be a step forward in the construction of Kanpur Metro.
“The Kanpur Metro is the first such metro project in the country where double T-girders are being used to prepare the concourse level of the Metro stations to speed up the civil construction and at the same time enhance the beauty of the structure”, It said.
The move is being seen as a signal of early completion of the metro development works in Kanpur.