First U-Girder Launched for NC01 Section of Noida – Gr.Noida Metro at Sector 51-72

On the night of December 23, the CEC-SAM JV launched the first U-shaped girder for the NC01 section of the 30.016 km Noida – Greater Noida metro line! The girder was placed between piers 37 & 38 whose pier caps were placed barely 12 days ago on the road between Sectors 51 & 72. The first girder on the entire line was launched on December 18 and so far 4 girders have been placed on the NC03 section.

Location:

Purple star indicates where the pier cap was erected

Purple star indicates where the girder was launched

• NC01 spans from Sector 71 to Sector 137
• NC02 spans from Sector 137 to Sector 149
• NC03 spans from Sector 149 to the Depot Station in Greater Noida
• The section from Sector 71 to Knowledge Park V will be constructed in the next phase.

Here are some images from the launch. Please be prepared for some neck exercise!

Photo Copyright: Sameer Pandey

Noida, we have a lift off! – Photo Copyright: Sameer Pandey

Photo Copyright: Sameer Pandey

Photo Copyright: Sameer Pandey

Photo Copyright: Sameer Pandey

Photo Copyright: Sameer Pandey

Done! - Photo Copyright: Susheel Kumar Singh

Done! – Photo Copyright: Susheel Kumar Singh

Photo Copyright: Sameer Pandey

The morning after – Photo Copyright: Sameer Pandey

For more updates on Noida’s Metro, check out the Noida & Gr. Noida section of the The Metro Rail Guy!

– TMRG

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