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9 km. In the priority section of KM, up and down lines are included for 18 km. The track will be laid. The track laying work started from May 11 and till now 3.5 km. The track has been laid.
The work of the Priority Corridor of Kanpur Metro is being completed very fast. Giving information on Thursday, the metro administration said that the work of laying the track from IIT to the third station SPM has been completed. 9 km. In the priority section of KM, up and down lines are included for 18 km. The track will be laid. The track laying work started from May 11 and till now 3.5 km. The track has been laid.
track being added on viaduct itself
In Kanpur, several meters long rail is being prepared by adding 18-18 meter segments of metro rail. The Priority Corridor is fully elevated and the plants used for welding the track have been installed on the mainline viaduct itself. The track is also being welded through flash welding.
The track for the metro is being laid fast.
12 out of 18 tracks were laid in the depot
The first corridor is to be built between IIT and Naubasta in Kanpur, whose depot is being prepared in the campus of Government Polytechnic. Under the first corridor, a trial run between IIT and Motijheel is proposed in November-2021. If the trial is done on time, it will become the fastest metro corridor to be constructed in the country. The depot work will be completed by the end of August. About 65% of the work has been completed so far. A total of 18 lines are to be laid in the depot, out of which 12 have been laid.
2 types of tracks being prepared
Two different types of tracks are being prepared in the mainline and depot of the metro corridor. Ballast track (including ballast) track is to be laid at Metro depot, while ballast-less (ballast-free) track is being prepared on mainline viaduct. Along with the track, the work of signaling, telecom and electrical systems is also being done at a fast pace.