CCECC – KEC Begins Casting 1st U-Girder for Delhi Metro Phase 4

Following a small inauguration event, workers from KEC International Ltd. today started casting their first U-Girder for a 12.375 km elevated extension (DC-01) of Delhi Metro’s Line-8 (Magenta Line) between the Vikaspuri Ramp and Haiderpur-Badli Mor Station.

China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation – KEC International (CCECC – KEC) JV’s Package DC-01 is the first section of the 61.679 km (and growing) Delhi Metro Phase 4 project on which work started in December 2019 with a deadline of 30 months.

This package combined with other civil packages, DC-03R, DC-05 & DC-06 (see package & status details), will form a 28.92 km extension of Line-8 from Janakpuri West towards RK Ashram through 22 new stations.

DC-01 includes 10 elevated stations at Keshopur, Paschim Vihar, Peeragarhi, Mangolpuri, West Enclave, Pushpanjali, Deepali Chowk, Madhuban Chowk, Prashant Vihar & North Pitampura.

Magenta Line’s DC-01 Route Map: Vikaspuri Ramp to Haiderpur-Badli Mor – view Delhi Metro Phase 4 map & info

The casting yard, located in west Delhi’s Mundka neighborhood, will in the future churn out U-girders, I-girders, pier caps and parapet wall segments for the viaduct. More images of it can be viewed here during its setup in February 2020 and here after the resumption of work in May 2020.

June 13

First rebar cage was lowered into the casting bay:

June 24 (Today)

Event tent & casting bay – Photo Copyright: Himanshu Kushwaha
Photo Copyright: Himanshu Kushwaha
Concrete boom lowered to begin casting works – Photo Copyright: Himanshu Kushwaha
Photo Copyright: P Sharma
Photo Copyright: DMRC

For more updates, check out the Delhi section of The Metro Rail Guy!


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2 Responses to "CCECC – KEC Begins Casting 1st U-Girder for Delhi Metro Phase 4"

  1. Yogesh Deshmukh says:

    Best wishes to all

  2. SHARAD GUPTA says:

    Where is the casting yard located in mundka?


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