Shri Manoj Joshi, GM, Kolkata Metro Railway conducts final round of inspection on Noapara-Dakshineswar Metro stretch

Shri Manoj Joshi, General Manager, inspected Noapara-Dakshineswar extension stretch of North-South Metro on 03.02.2021. He inspected the entire stretch from Noapara to Dakshineswar via Baranagar in the UP and DN directions.

  • The Speed Trial from Noapara to Dakshineswar was conducted smoothly on 03.02.2021. 
  • Shri Joshi, other high officials of Metro Railway and senior officers of Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL) were present during this Speed Trial. 
  • A Medha rake was run at a maximum speed of 70 kms/hr to check the various parameters.
  • Shri Joshi also stressed o­n the safety aspects during this inspection and conducted a thorough inspection of the signaling system, platforms, concourse, entry and exit gates, panel room, circulating area, AFC PC gates, PA system and other passenger amenities at Baranagar and Dakshineswar stations.

Recent Achievement:

Meanwhile, the construction work of Noapara-Barasat via Bimanbandar Metro project has been going o­n in full swing. During Covid times and also in the new normal situation, a significant progress of this project has been achieved.

  • Casting of the top slab of Bimanbandar station started o­n 26th June, 2020 during the lockdown period. 
  • O­n 23rd January, 2021, top slab casting of Bimanbandar station has been completed. 
  • For completion of this work, 4590 MT steel has been utilized.   
  • The entire top slap casting work of this station is now nearing completion.
  • Meanwhile, O­n 18.01.2021 Shri Manoj Joshi, General Manager, Metro Railway Kolkata reviewed the progress of works of different o­ngoing Metro projects in the city with senior officials of Metro Railway and Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL). 
  • During this meeting, he instructed all officials to finish all pending works expeditiously in order to meet the deadlines of these projects.  
  • Shri Joshi expressed his satisfaction for the progress made in these projects.

Source: Metro Railway, Kolkata-Press Release

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