Ceigall India Completes First Pile for Kanpur Metro Line 2
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Ceigall India Completes First Pile for Kanpur Metro Line 2

Ceigall India has successfully drilled and concreted the first pile for Kanpur Metro?s 8.38 km Line 2, within Package KNPCC-12. This milestone is a significant step forward for the city's Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS) project.

Package KNPCC-12 Overview

Package KNPCC-12 covers 4.3 km, featuring two distinct elevated sections that flank the underground Package KNPCC-11. The project includes the construction of approximately 750 piles to support the viaduct and substructures of the stations, as per the Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation (UPMRC).

The southern segment, a 3.745 km stretch from Double Pullia Ramp to Barra-8, will host four elevated stations: Vijay Nagar Chauraha, Shastri Chowk, Barra-7, and Barra-8. Meanwhile, a 557.8m viaduct on the northern end will feature a single elevated station at Agriculture University, adjacent to Line-2?s Agriculture University Depot.

Scope of Work

The extensive scope of Package KNPCC-12 includes the design and construction of the elevated viaduct and five elevated stations:

Agriculture University Station Vijay Nagar Chauraha Station Shastri Chowk Station Barra-7 Station Barra-8 Station Additionally, the package involves architectural finishing, electrical and mechanical work, and the construction of special spans.

Project Milestones and Costs

UPMRC floated the tender for Package KNPCC-12 in November 2023 at a projected cost of Rs. 4.84 billion, with a completion deadline of 30 months. Designed by SYSTRA MVA Consulting (India), the package was awarded to Ceigall India in March 2024 for Rs. 4.2711 billion.

This progress in the Kanpur Metro project underscores the city's commitment to enhancing its public transportation infrastructure, promising improved connectivity and reduced congestion.

Ceigall India has successfully drilled and concreted the first pile for Kanpur Metro?s 8.38 km Line 2, within Package KNPCC-12. This milestone is a significant step forward for the city's Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS) project. Package KNPCC-12 Overview Package KNPCC-12 covers 4.3 km, featuring two distinct elevated sections that flank the underground Package KNPCC-11. The project includes the construction of approximately 750 piles to support the viaduct and substructures of the stations, as per the Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation (UPMRC). The southern segment, a 3.745 km stretch from Double Pullia Ramp to Barra-8, will host four elevated stations: Vijay Nagar Chauraha, Shastri Chowk, Barra-7, and Barra-8. Meanwhile, a 557.8m viaduct on the northern end will feature a single elevated station at Agriculture University, adjacent to Line-2?s Agriculture University Depot. Scope of Work The extensive scope of Package KNPCC-12 includes the design and construction of the elevated viaduct and five elevated stations: Agriculture University Station Vijay Nagar Chauraha Station Shastri Chowk Station Barra-7 Station Barra-8 Station Additionally, the package involves architectural finishing, electrical and mechanical work, and the construction of special spans. Project Milestones and Costs UPMRC floated the tender for Package KNPCC-12 in November 2023 at a projected cost of Rs. 4.84 billion, with a completion deadline of 30 months. Designed by SYSTRA MVA Consulting (India), the package was awarded to Ceigall India in March 2024 for Rs. 4.2711 billion. This progress in the Kanpur Metro project underscores the city's commitment to enhancing its public transportation infrastructure, promising improved connectivity and reduced congestion.

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