Rapid Rail: Begumpul Underground Station Will Be Of Three Floors, Platform Will Be 65 Feet Below

NCRTC released the actual design of the highest Meerut Chauraha station of Rapid Rail Corridor
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Construction work has also started on Begumpul, the most important underground station of Rapid Rail Corridor in Meerut. Diaphragm or De Waal’s work has started. A total of 112 massive strong structures (27 m high and 5 m wide) panels are being used in the construction of De Waal. The platform level of this three-floor station will be 65 feet below the surface. The size will be 246 meters long and 26 meters wide.The first floor of Begumpul station will be mezzanine. Through this, passengers will reach the other two floors. The second floor will be prepared by digging deep, which will be the Concours floor. On this floor, passengers will reach the third floor ie platform through AFC gate after availing ATM, catering services, toilets and other passenger centric facilities apart from ticketing and security check.

RRTS trains as well as Le Metro trains will halt at Begumpul. Metro service will be available only at the other two underground stations Meerut Central and Bhaisali. Hence this station will be bigger in size than the other two underground stations.

This is how construction is done
De wall acts as a strong shield or frame while digging the earth in the process of station building in the underground part. Due to which the chances of soil falling are reduced and at the same time it also prevents water seepage. The construction work of RRTS underground station Begumpul is being done from top to bottom. After the construction of the D wall (diaphragm wall) or outer wall on both sides, the roof will be made.
The matter was not made again on private land
The land of nine stations of Rapid Rail in the city is yet to be discussed. On Friday, in the review meeting of Rapid Rail Project, Commissioner Surendra Singh once again gave instructions to the officers to settle the cases related to private land, giving one week time.

Private land is needed for Meerut South, Partapur, Rithani, Shatabdinagar, Brahmapuri, Meerut Central, Daurali, Meerut North, Modipuram stations in the city. The entry and exit of these stations are covered by private land. Several times the District Magistrate K. Balaji and ADM Finance Subhash Chand Prajapati have held talks with the land owners but the land prices are not being discussed.

Concerned authorities were requested for early permission regarding military land for construction of Begumpul station. Instructions have been given to the District Forest Officer to issue permission to cut a total of 150 trees in Shatabdi Nagar and Rithani area at the earliest.

The commissioner directed the officers of NCRTC and UPSIDC to prioritize the rate fixation for acquisition of land related to Duhai station in Ghaziabad, after discussing with the allottee M/s Havells Private Limited regarding transfer of the allotted land of UPSIDC in Ghaziabad. given to Directed Project Manager, Jal Nigam, Ghaziabad to complete the sewer pipeline work at Modinagar and transfer the remaining work to NCRTC by 15th September, 2021. Rapid Rail will pass through four and a half acres of Cantonment land
About four and a half acres of land of the cantonment will be used for rapid rail. Its price has been given by the Cantonment Board at Rs 75 crore. The proposal has been sent to NCRTC. Many army lands are coming in the alignment of Rapid. All the power lines will be made underground in this. At the same time, many works will be done by NCRTC.

Government sought information for ventilation shaft
Ventilation shaft is to be constructed for Rapid Rail in Kesarganj. Here Zilla Panchayat has temporary and permanent land. In the proposal sent in this matter, the government has asked for an information. In the meeting, the commissioner directed the Additional Chief Officer of the District Panchayat to send the information to the government in two days. At the same time, the Chief Engineer of Uttar Pradesh Power Transmission was instructed to take immediate action of shifting of high tension lines affected by the project. The Chief Engineer said that the remaining lines would be shifted by October 2021.

Construction work has also started on Begumpul, the most important underground station of Rapid Rail Corridor in Meerut. Diaphragm or De Waal’s work has started. A total of 112 massive strong structures (27 m high and 5 m wide) panels are being used in the construction of De Waal. The platform level of this three-floor station will be 65 feet below the surface. The size will be 246 meters long and 26 meters wide.

The first floor of Begumpul station will be mezzanine. Through this, passengers will reach the other two floors. The second floor will be prepared by digging deep, which will be the Concours floor. On this floor, passengers will reach the third floor ie platform through AFC gate after availing ATM, catering services, toilets and other passenger centric facilities apart from ticketing and security check.

RRTS trains as well as Le Metro trains will halt at Begumpul. Metro service will be available only at the other two underground stations Meerut Central and Bhaisali. Hence this station will be bigger in size than the other two underground stations.

This is how construction is done

The de wall acts as a strong shield or frame while digging the ground in the process of station building in the underground. Due to which the chances of soil falling are reduced and at the same time it also prevents water seepage. The construction work of RRTS underground station Begumpul is being done from top to bottom. After the construction of the D wall (diaphragm wall) or outer wall on both sides, the roof will be made.

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( News Source – Amar Ujala )

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