Bhopal Metro successfully launches precast concrete girders from Subhash Nagar to AIIMS

In a significant progress the Bhopal Metro priority corridor has achieved another major milestone with the successful completion of the erection of all 1,368 precast concrete girders. These girders span across eight stations, from Subhash Nagar to AIIMS, marking a crucial step forward in the project.

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The Bhopal Metro priority corridor continues to make strides towards its goal of providing efficient and reliable public transportation, recently the corridor has achieved another major milestone as Madhya Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation Limited (MPMRCL) has successfully completes the erection of all 1,368 precast concrete girders across eight stations from Subhash Nagar to AIIMS.

This corridor is a part of Orange Line which spreads from Karond Circle – AIIMS. Shri Sibi Chakkravarthy, Managing Director of MPMRCL extended his congratulations to the team for their hard work and dedication in reaching this significant stage of the project.

Summary of Corridor:


Package Code

Length (in km) & Mention from point to point




Phase-1 Elevated Section 01

Priority Corridor Orange Line Phase-1

7.0 KM from Subhash Nagar to AIIMS

08 Elevated Stations

Depot Ramp

1) 65.0 m Span Railway bridge at Habibganj Naka.

2) 48.0 m road crossing at Habibganj Naka

Brief about the Project:

Bhopal Metro Rail Project is an under construction Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS) being built to serve Bhopal, the capital of Madhya Pradesh state, comprising two corridors of total length 27.87 Km (i) Karond Circle to AIIMS (14.99 Km) and (ii) Bhadbhada Square to Ratnagiri Tiraha (12.88 Km) which will connect major public nodes and city cluster areas of Bhopal.

  • The length of Karond to AIIMS corridor is 14.99 km, which is mostly elevated and partly underground (at Bhopal Railway Station & Bus Station) and comprises 16 Stations (14-Elevated and 2-Underground).
  • The length of Bhadbhada to Ratnagiri Tiraha corridor is 12.88 km comprising 14 stations all elevated.
  • The project will provide continuous availability of affordable, reliable, safe, secure and seamless transport systems in the urban agglomeration of the city, which will reduce the accidents, pollution, travel time, energy consumption, anti-social incidents as well as regulate urban expansion and land use for sustainable development.
  • The financing of Bhopal Metro Rail Project will be partly from GoI and GoMP on equal equity basis and partly as loan from European Investment Bank (EIB).
  • M/s DB Engineering & Consulting GmbH in consortium with M/s Louis Berger SAS and M/s Geodata Engineering S.p.A has been appointed as General Consultant (GC) for Bhopal Metro Rail Project.

Source: Bhopal Metro  | Image Credit: Bhopal Metro

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