The Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) Managing Director Kumar Keshav inspected the 8.5 km ‘Priority Metro Corridor’ and reviewed the progress of the ‘dream project’ of the Chief Minister. During his visit, the Managing Director emphasised on early completion of the Depot work so that the first Metro train is brought to the depot and the trial runs are started as early as possible.
He visited critical locations of construction to ensure that the progress of the project is carried as per his directions so that Metro construction is carried out expeditiously to complete the target for commissioning of the 8.5 km long Metro section between Charbagh and Transport Nagar.
Leaving no stone unturned to see that the project is completed as per the schedule, the Managing Director has been carrying out inspection and review every weekend to ensure that the bottlenecks are removed as fast as it can be and the contractors are able to deliver the result in the quickest possible time.
Kumar Keshav first visited the Durgapuri Metro Station where the contractor – M/s L&T – is carrying out the civil work for the Station. He asked the contractor to finish the work quickly including the entry/exit of the Station. Then after, the Managing Director inspected the work going on at the Mawaiyaa Railway Crossing where LMRC is carrying out its work for the balanced cantilever span of 255 metres (central span 105 metres; end spans of 75 metres each).
Moving ahead, he inspected the on-going station work at the Singar Nagar Metro Station. The Managing Director further visited the Awadh Rotary where LMRC is carrying out its work for erection of a 60 metre special steel span near the rotary. He asked M/s L&T to start the launching work of the bridge and finish the work as soon as possible.
After this, MD visited the Transport Nagar Metro Station where he oversaw the finishing and the systems work being executed at the station. He also visited the Transport Nagar Depot to take a review of the work being carried out for the Inspection Bay lines and the Maintenance Workshop. He asked the contractor – M/s Sam India Built Well Pvt. Ltd. – who are executing the work for the Depot – to accelerate their pace of work and finish their work early so that the first Metro train is brought to the depot and the trial runs are started as early as possible.