PATNA (Metro Rail News): A significant development unfolded yesterday, with YFC Projects – Montecarlo JV launching their first 170-ton Precast Viaduct U-Girder of Patna Metro’s 17.93 Km Corridor-I on the East-West Line.
It was launched on Friday, 16th September 2023. The length of the U-Girder is 28 meters, and the launching was done on National Engineers Day at Pier/pillar number 133-134 at the viaduct between RPS More Station & Patliputra Station.
Corridor I has a total of 14 stations, underground & elevated included. Elevated stations include Danapur Cantonment, Saguna More, RPS More, Patliputra, Mithapur, Ramkrishna Nagar & Jaganpura while the underground stations include: Rukanpura, Raja Bazar, Patna Zoo, Vikas Bhawan, Vidyut Bhawan, Patna Station. It also facilitates an interchange at Patna Station and Khemni Chak stations.
The U-girders are casted at the casting yard and transported to the sites with the help of a crane. It is launched between two Pier Caps on which the metro track will be finally laid.