NCC Casts Patna Metro Phase 1’s 1st Pier Cap

NCC Ltd. this week began pouring concrete to cast the first 9.5m wide pier cap for Patna Metro’s 6.107 km Malahi Pakri – New ISBT (PC01) section of the 14.05 km Line-2 connecting Patna Junction Railway Station – New ISBT.

Construction work on the 30.91 km Patna Metro Phase 1 project – India’s 21st system to enter the construction stage – started with piling works in December 2020. Rebar for piers started appearing at multiple sites in April 2021.

Photo via follower Chandra Prakash

NCC was awarded Package PC-01’s Rs 552.93 crore contract by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) in September 2020 with a tight 30 month deadline.

Their scope includes building this 6.107 km section’s viaduct and 5 elevated stations at Malahi Pakri, Khemni Chak, Bhoothnath, Zero Mile and New ISBT. It also includes a viaduct leading to the New ISBT Depot, as well as a small rake-interchange viaduct at Khemni Chak connecting to the 16.85 km Line-1.

Patna Metro’s Line-2 between Malahi Pakri – New ISBT – view Patna Metro route map & project information
Post-pour – Photo via follower Chandra Prakash

With a 30 month deadline, this section is running terribly behind schedule. A local YouTuber this week posted this video of the line’s superstructure taking shape at Zero Mile:

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2 Responses to "NCC Casts Patna Metro Phase 1’s 1st Pier Cap"

  1. Hari Puttar says:

    pillar work started way before . many pillars have been made till now . but casting of pier cap started now …. was it a problem of casting yard .. Till now u girder erection should have been started..


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