Longjian–KEC Begins Casting U-Girders for Delhi Metro’s Phase 4

Longjian – KEC JV today began casting 28 meter long U-girders to build the elevated viaduct for a a 12.558 km extension of Delhi Metro’s Pink Line (Line-7), between Maujpur and Majlis Park, at their casting yard located near the Signature Bridge in Wazirabad.

Longjian – KEC JV was awarded Delhi Metro Phase 4’s second contract for Package DC-02 (Maujpur – Sonia Vihar – Majlis Park) in November 2019 with a contract value of Rs. 1,080 crore and completion period of 30 months.

Back in June, they resumed setting up their casting yard, commenced test piling work for a 560 meter cantilever bridge over the Yamuna River, and actual piling work for the main-line’s viaduct in Wazirabad.

Besides the viaduct, their scope of work includes building the line’s bridge over the Yamuna River, a 1.4 km PWD double-decker flyover between Yamuna Vihar and Bhajanpura, and 8 stations at Yamuna Vihar, Bhajanpura, Khajuri Khas, Sonia Vihar, Wazirabad Surghat, Jagatpur Village, Jharoda Majra and Burari.

Route of Pink Line’s Phase 4 extension with key stations marked – view Delhi Metro Phase 4 info & map
Casting bay shot last evening

DC-02 is the only package of the Pink Line’s extension in Phase 4. With this development, U-girder casting has commenced on 3 out of Phase 4’s 4 elevated packages:

  • DC-01: 12.375 km (Vikaspuri Ramp – Haiderpur Badli Mor, Magenta Line) – Awarded to CCECC – KEC JV in November 2019. Casting began in July 2020.
  • DC-02: 12.558 km (Maujpur – Majlis Park, Pink Link) – Awarded to Longjian – KEC JV in November 2019. Casting began today (this post).
  • DC-03R: 7.473 km (Haiderpur Badli Mor – Ashok Vihar, Magenta Line) – Awarded to Sam India Builtwell – Gulermak JV in June in 2020. Casting yard is currently being setup.
  • DC-04: 4.28 km (Sangam Vihar – Saket G Block, Aerocity – Tughlakabad Line) – Awarded to YFC Projects in December 2019. Casting began last week.

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


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5 Responses to "Longjian–KEC Begins Casting U-Girders for Delhi Metro’s Phase 4"

  1. Arun says:

    What is the status of 1KM patch near Mayur Vihar for Pink Line of DMRC?

  2. Avi says:

    Rusted Reinforcement? how can they even allow the casting. DMRC is sleeping or what?

  3. Vipin Kaul says:

    Hi TMRG-
    Are Neb Sarai and IGNOU still a part of Aerocity-Tughlakabad line? Some say it is and some dont. Whats the truth.
    My understanding is the from Saket G Block the next station is Saket and then Lado Sarai bypassing the Neb Sarai and IGNOU as indicated earlier. is it true?


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