AGRA, INDIA (Metro Rail News): The Agra Metro Project started its casting of the first ‘Arch Girder’ at the casting yard on Saturday. The Agra Metro Project has recently marked one year of its inauguration, and the building and construction work is going on. As per the Press Statement of Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation, the primary purpose behind arch-shaped girders is to track crossover for the metro train, where U-girders cannot be used. Arch girders weigh around 165 tons and are 30 meters long.
Kumar Keshav, MD, UPMRC, also congratulated the whole team of the Agra Metro Project for the timely execution of the casting of an arch girder. Precision and accuracy have been given due consideration during the process of casting. He also added that they are committed to giving the people of Agra a world-class metro system in line.