KPTL Railway Division sets benchmark, constructs rail under bridge in record time

The Earth excavation and rock cutting for the foundation of this bridge started on the evening of 16th February 2022 and was completed on 27th February 2022

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JHARKHAND (Metro Rail News): Kalpataru Power Transmission Limited (KPTL) Railway Division has set a new benchmark in the construction space as they have constructed a double span, cast-in-situ Rail Under Bridge (RUB) in a record time of 10 days. This bridge is part of Garwha to Barwadih third rail line construction project. It is 2 meters in length, 5 meters in height and has a height of 4.37meters.

This RUB no. 273 is situated at Daltonganj, Jharkhand which had to be extended for construction of the third railway line. The traffic bound to go towards Daltonganj town, Shahpur, Garhwa town and Varanasi passes through this RUB. The Earth excavation and rock cutting for the foundation of this bridge started on the evening of 16th February, 2022 and the construction was completed on 27th February, 2022.

Speaking to Metro Rail News, the Railway Business Unit Head of KPTL, Mr. Jitendra Kumar Jain said, “It’s a remarkable achievement and we are thankful to our client Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL) for giving us this opportunity. “I am proud of the entire project team, which has worked day and night to achieve this milestone”, he added.

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