Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS update: L&T begins RRTS Construction work in Meerut

National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC) has geared up construction activities on India’s first Regional Rail between Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut. M/s Larsen & Toubro (L&T) on 08.07.2020 kickstarted the foundation work in Modinagar and Shatabdi Nagar in Meerut under package-3 works. With this main construction work other than the priority section of Sahibabad to Duhai has started.

  • Shri Vinay Kumar Singh, MD, NCRTC on 08.07.2020 inspected the ongoing works in the entire section along with this newly started construction work. 
  • Shri Singh also over viewed various preparations done for Monsoon.

  • He advised NCRTC engineers and the agency to ensure workers safety and convenience of local residents during construction while taking care of all essential precautions for COVID-19 as specified in the NCRTC issued Standard Operating Procedure. 
  • He has also visited the newly started NCRTC’s site office at Modinagar.
  • This particular site office was constructed in a record time of less than four months during COVID-19 pandemic. 
  • All the construction, electrical, signaling, and telecommunication work of the 33 km long stretch between Duhai to Shatabdi Nagar will be taken care of by this office.

Construction update:

  • The construction on the corridor is in full swing, the casting of segments for superstructure is in progress at Vasundhara Casting yard. 

  • The launching gantry 2.1 on package-2 is ready to launch the first span of viaduct between Guldhar and Duhai, while the launching gantry 1.1 of package 1 is near completion to facilitate the erection of the first span near Sahibabad station.
  • Construction of all the four stations of the priority section-Sahibabad, Ghaziabad, Guldhar, and Duhai is in progress. 
  • Electrical utility shifting work is in progress in Vaishali green belt, between EXP 1C to P1 (Total 32 span).
  • A total of 23 EHT lines infringing the Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS Corridor have already been shifted/modified so far. Road widening and utility diversion work are underway between Duhai to Modipuram. 
  • The pile load test between Duhai to Muradnagar has been completed.

Source: NCRTC-Press Release