[Pics] Piling Work Underway on Noida – Greater Noida Metro in Sector 50

Piling work for the entire 28.8 km Noida-Gr. Noida metro line is currently underway by Continental Engineering Corporation. In case you missed out on the previous post which include a barrage of images, please see: Piling & Load Testing Underway for Noida – Greater Noida Metro.

The piling work helps to build the elevated viaduct’s foundation and typically 4-6 piles are built per pier/pillar as shown below:

 

Diagramatic representation of what goes into building a pillar for the metro

Diagramatic representation of what goes into building a pillar for the metro – Courtesy: Civil Engineering Discoveries

Now, new images have emerged which show piling work underway at Sector 50 (view metro map):

Photo Copyright: rajesh_vsworx - IREF

Photo Copyright: rajesh_vsworx – IREF

Photo Copyright: rajesh_vsworx - IREF

Piling machine – Photo Copyright: rajesh_vsworx – IREF

Pile cage - Photo Copyright: rajesh_vsworx - IREF

Pile cage waiting to be driven down – Photo Copyright: rajesh_vsworx – IREF

For more updates on the Noida-Greater Noida metro line, check out the Noida-Gr. Noida section of The Metro Rail Guy!

– TMRG

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