Patna Metro launches First Pier Cap for elevated Corridor-I at Mithapur Metro Station

The very first 70-ton Precast Pier Cap for the 17.93 km elevated Corridor- I section of Patna Metro was launched on Monday, May 15th, 2023. The length of this Pier Cap is 10.098 metres. This milestone was achieved at Pier/Pillar number 115 at viaduct located near Mithapur metro station.

More Details:

  • The Corridor -I has 14 elevated and underground stations. Danapur Cantonment, Saguna More, RPS More, Patliputra, Mithapur, Ramkrishna Nagar & Jaganpura are elevated stations and Rukanpura, Raja Bazar, Patna Zoo, Vikas Bhawan, Vidyut Bhawan, Patna Station are Underground stations of Corridor -I with and an interchange at Patna Station and Khemni Chak stations.

  • It is to be noted that Pier-Cap was precasted at the casting yard and with the help of a crane it launched on the Pier. After which U-Girders got launched between two Pier caps on which the metro track eventually laid.

About Patna Metro Project:

  • The Patna Metro, an urban Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS) with two lines and 24 stops, is being built in Patna, the capital city of Bihar, by Patna Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. (PMRCL).

  • The 36 km Patna Metro project’s Phase-1 Detailed Project Report (DPR) was created by RITES and was accepted by Bihar State Government on February 9, 2016. On September 25, 2018, the Bihar government approved the formation of the Patna Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. (PMRCL), which in turn named the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) as the General Consultant (GC) to help with its execution.

Source: Patna Metro- Press Release | Images Credit: Patna Metro