[Pics] Progress of Delhi Metro’s Red line in Ghaziabad

Here are some brand new images of the Delhi Metro’s Red line’s construction in the town of Ghaziabad! Also included within this post are some new images from within the precast yard located in the Sahibabad industrial area which is adjacent to Anand Vihar. This 9.410 km extension of the Red line is under construction by the GYT-TPL JV under contract CC-86 of the Delhi Metro Phase 3 project.

Alignment of Delhi Metro Red line's extension to Ghaziabad's New Bus Adda

Alignment of Delhi Metro Red line’s extension to Ghaziabad – view Delhi Metro map


Photo Copyright: Vijay Gupta


Photo Copyright: Vijay Gupta


Photo Copyright: Vijay Gupta


Photo Copyright: Vijay Gupta


Photo Copyright: Vijay Gupta

Precast Yard at the Sahibabad Industrial Area:


Casting bays – Photo Copyright: Vijay Gupta


Photo Copyright: Vijay Gupta


U-shaped girders – Photo Copyright: Vijay Gupta


Pier caps – Photo Copyright: Vijay Gupta

More images from the precast yard can be viewed here.

Between Dilshad Garden and Shahid Nagar, a total of 18 spans (36 U-girders) have been completed. Recently, the DMRC received clearance from the Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) to start construction for the Mohan Nagar and Shyam Park stations following which all land acquisition issues have been cleared.

The tendering process for this extension’s civil construction was concluded in 2014 and as per the contract, construction is supposed to be concluded by June 2017. The Red line between Dilshad Garden –  Kashmere Gate – Rithala is currently 25.09 km long and after this section opens up in 2018, the line will become 34.50 km long.

For more updates on Delhi Metro’s Phase III, check out the Delhi section of The Metro Rail Guy!


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