UPMRC to construct underground section from Kanpur Central to Transport Nagar Metro Station
Connecting the farthest corners of the city, the Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation (UPMRC) is constructing a 3 KM long underground section from Kanpur Central to Transport Nagar which is a part of the extended 23 KM long first corridor of IIT-Kanpur to Naubasta. Currently metro services are operational on the 9 KM long Priority Section (IIT-Motijheel).
A work in progress
Beyond Motijheel, the metro construction works on 3 KM long underground stretch is being executed from Kanpur Central to Jhakarkati Terminal and to Transport Nagar. Construction status of respective metro stations is as follows:
Jhakarkati Metro Station: So far, UPMRC has completed the D-wall construction at this metro station, along with 50% work of the roof-slab. A total of 66 D-wall panels have been constructed at Jhakarkati Metro Station.
Transport Nagar Metro Station: About 65% of D-wall construction has been completed at here. A total of 84 D-wall panels are to be constructed at Transport Nagar Metro station. In addition to this, construction of roof-slab and entry-exit is also being executed at a brisk pace.