Lucknow: After the successful trial run of the Lucknow Metro on 16 January 2017 from Transport Nagar to Charbagh. Lucknow Metro set forward to speed up the work for the 2 nd phase starting from KD Singh Babu Stadium to Munshipulia.
The work of casting of concrete pier (Pillar) cap for the second phase of the Lucknow Metro commenced today at the L&T Casting Yard located at the backyard of the Colvin Talukdar College, Lucknow.
Managing Director of Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation inaugurated the work after the brief ceremony inside the L&T Casting Yard.
The pier cap is the precast concrete pear cap which is designed to be placed on top of the pillar. The protective construction work from whether end corrosion and add beauty to the wall. They are larger than the dimension of the pier to allow over hang. Casting work for phase 2 of Lucknow Metro has started today in the presence of MD Kumar Keshav.
In the Second Phase of the Lucknow Metro the elevated section will cover 8 stations starting from KD Singh Babu stadium to Munshipulia in which 271 pier cap will be installed. The dimension of each pier cap is 9.6x 2.8×2 cubic metre.
In the second corridor, two spans will be constructed in which one will cross the Gomti River at Aliganj. The length of the Gomti river span will be of 185 metre. The other span will be created at Indra Nagar, Lucknow.