Delhi Metro Launches Steel Bridge For Pink Line Under Blue Line

Larsen & Toubro and Delhi Metro engineers have successfully launched a prefabricated steel bridge underneath the existing Blue line’s viaduct in Rajouri Garden. This steel bridge  is part of the CC-28 contract and will be used for running trains on the 58.6 km Pink line which will run from Mukundpur to Shiv Vihar mostly along the Ring Road.

Bridge Facts
Length: 60 meters
Weight: 350 metric tonnes
Ground Clearance: 5.50 meters

Pink Line Steel Bridge Being Pushed- photo copyright: DMRC

Pink Line Steel Bridge Being Pushed- photo copyright: DMRC

Pink Line Steel Bridge at Rajouri Garden - photo copyright: DMRC

Pink Line Steel Bridge at Rajouri Garden – photo copyright: DMRC

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The various components and parts of the steel bridge were taken to the construction site and assembled in a systematic way. The span was then “pushed” about 60 meters starting from pillar P157 towards pillar P156. The pushing work started on 11th August and was completed by 17th August. This activity was carried out in the middle of the night to avoid inconvenience to the road traffic during the day time.  Adequate traffic marshals were deployed to regulate the traffic.

For more Delhi Metro updates, check out the Delhi section of the TMRG

– TMRG

 

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