As some of you might recollect, last week I had posted images of Delhi Metro Red line’s 9.410 km extension from Dilshad Garden to Ghaziabad’s New Bus Adda taking shape on the GT Road. While the line’s piles and its piers are cast in-situ (i.e. on-site), its pier cap and 28m long U-shaped girders are cast at a site just north of the Pacific Mall in Ghaziabad’s Kaushambi area. From Kaushambi, these items are taken on-site for erecting on top of the piers.
At the time of writing this piece, the GYT-
Satellite view of the precast site:
Preparations are currently taking place to launch the first U-shaped girder between piers# 18 & 19 at the Delhi/Uttar Pradesh border on the night of December 19!
For more updates on Delhi Metro’s Phase III, check out the Delhi section of The Metro Rail Guy!