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Kanpur Metro Project: tracks laid between IIT Kanpur & Kalyanpur stations!

As per reports, the track is being prepared by joining segments, which are 18 metres in length.

The Kanpur Metro Project has gained speed yet again and as per the latest developments, a kilometre long metro track has been laid between the IIT Kanpur and Kalyanpur metro stations of the priority corridor. With this accomplishment in a short period of over 40 days, the Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation officials hope that the plans will be materialised as per the earlier decided timeline and the facility will be made operational soon.

Track system being developed with 18 metre long segments

As per reports, the track is being prepared by joining segments, which are 18 metres in length. Further, it has been reported that welded rails are being deployed for the establishment of the Kanpur Metro routes. These slabs are resistant to the effects of changing weather conditions and they do not relax or contract in the winters. With the help of strengthened clamps and specialised joints, it is ensured that the tracks are held together perfectly. According to reports, the track system contains rails, plinth, rail sheet, rubber pad, fastener and other things.

First crossover laid near IIT Kanpur in May

It is noteworthy that one kilometre stretch out of the nine-kilometre maiden metro line connecting IIT Kanpur and Motijheel has been completed. Reportedly, the first crossover was established near the IIT Kanpur metro station in the second week of May. Thereafter, the project has taken an accelerated trajectory and it can be said that the local travel network will be commissioned soon, ushering benefits for the commuters.

Mumbai local trains on Main & Harbour Line to be affected today due to a mega block

Special local trains to run from Panvel to Kurla via Platform 8, during the Sunday block.

The Central Railways has announced a mega block for local train services on Sunday, to conduct regular maintenance work. The suburban rail services on the Harbour Line of the Mumbai local network will remain closed for almost 5 hours today. Additionally, there will be a ten-hour jumbo block on the up-slow route between Diva and Thane on the mainline, in connection with the 5th and 6th line, read reports. Check all block timings and traffic regulations here:

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UP to soon get a new 200-acre-wide data centre park

The new data centre will come up in Noida's Sector-28

In a bid to cultivate Uttar Pradesh's commercial landscape, the state administration has planned to develop data centre park in Noida. This structure will reportedly spread over 200 acres of land at Sector 28 of the Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority and attract investments from IT industry giants in India and abroad. The plan is expected to roll out by the end of August.

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