L&T Casts Delhi – Meerut RRTS Package 3 Lot-1’s Final Segment

Larsen & Toubro last week celebrated casting the final of 5593 box segments for 82.15 km Delhi – Meerut RRTS project’s 15.84 km Package 3 Lot-1 in Muradnagar.

National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC) had awarded 33 km Package 3’s Lot-1 and Lot-2’s construction contracts to L&T in March 2020 with a 910 day (2.5 year) deadline.

L&T’s team shortly after began setting up their casting yard, claimed to be one of India’s largest, near Muradnagar’s Manota village (view on Google Maps) with 18 long-line beds and 18 short-line beds.

L&T’s casting yard near Manota village – Photo by Rohit Choudhary

Package 3’s Lot-1 connects Duhai Station (near Eastern Peripheral Expressway) to Modinagar North with 2 elevated stations at Muradnagar and Modinagar South.

L&T’s team had launched their first 10.5m precast segment in March 2021 between Piers P553 and P554 near Muradnagar.

Route Map of Package-3’s Lot-1: Duhai to Modinagar North – view Delhi NCR RRTS Route Map & Info
Photo by Rohit Choudhary

With this development, segment casting activity has been completed for 3 out of 6 elevated packages. The other 2 include KEC’s Package 1 and APCO-CRFG JV’s Package 2 – which together form the line’s 17 km Priority Corridor between Sahibabad – Ghaziabad –  Guldhar – Duhai where train testing has been underway since December 2022.

NCRTC recently shared a cool progress update video which shows there’s quite some station interior, architectural and system (PSD) finishing works left throughout. Their PR team was earlier promoting a March 2023 commercial opening, which was impossible to begin with, and has now switched to April – but looking at the quantum of work pending and safety inspection to follow, I see this opening no sooner than June at this time.

For more updates, check out the RRTS section or my Home Page! Sign up for free instant email notifications on new posts over here. Like this post? Get early-access to updates and support the site over here.


written by

Global traveler who prefers mass rapid transit

2 Responses to "L&T Casts Delhi – Meerut RRTS Package 3 Lot-1’s Final Segment"

  1. Aditya says:

    June opening still sounds good. The pace at which this priority section is constructed is amazing. I just hope the entire line becomes operational by end of next year. Difficult but possible for NCRTC.

  2. Kishor.kumar. says:



Leave a Reply

Want to join the discussion?
Feel free to contribute!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *