Delhi-Ghaziabad Metro Line to provide access to interior Ghaziabad, Lucknow gets its first underground Metro

New Delhi: TATA Projects Limited, one of India’s fastest growing and most admired infrastructure companies, today announced the inauguration of its 2 major Metro Rail projects forLucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) and Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) by the Honourable Prime Minister of India,Shri. Narendra Modi.

Delhi Metro Project (Dilshad Garden-Ghaziabad)

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has today inaugurated its INR 778 crore first line extension constructed by TATA Projects led JV. This 9.63 km Dilshad Garden-GhaziabadNew Bus Adda elevated extension is along the first line alignment and includes a 170-metre bridge across the Hindon River. Work on this Delhi Metro firstline extension commenced on December 2014 and includes stations such as Shahid Nagar, Raj Bagh, Rajender Nagar, Shyam Park, Mohan Nagar, Arthala, Hindon and New Bus Adda. This is the first metro line to reach the interiors of Ghaziabad and will be a boon for millions of commuters who travel to Delhi for work or other purposes each month.

Speaking on the inauguration of Delhi Metro’s new line, Mr. Rahul Shah, Chief Operating Officer (Urban Infra) –TATA Projects,said, “We are proud to have executed these projects by adopting latest technologies and constructing in accordance with world-class standards. Executing projects in congested urban areas is always challenging but TATA projects’used long formworks of 25m length for speedy construction, and minimal disruption to traffic”.

The stations have also been planned differently with two separate small buildings on either side of the alignment thereby allowing speedy construction through elevated viaduct and track laying remained independent of station buildings. The length of the platforms at all stations is 185 mts and height from the ground level is about 13.5 mts. In addition, all the stations have been designed with disabled friendly features.