PUNE (Metro Rail News): The Pune Metro project which is the first metro line in the city have completed construction and is ready to launch on 6th March 2022. It has two routes from PCMC to Swargate and Vanaz to Garware.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Pune on March 6 to inaugurate the new metro rail and will unveil a statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in the civic body complex and commission other infrastructure projects while visiting the city.
PCMC to Swargate metro line will be a 4 km route and there will be 14 locations in it. Shivajinagar to Swargate on the route from PCMC to Swargate is 6 km underground and will have 5 locations. Vanaz to Ramwadi is a 7km stretch and is fully advanced with 16 locations.
The 7 km route from PCMC to Fugewadi was completed by the Metro Rail Safety Commissioner in January 2021 and approved as the opening route for departures. The 5-km route from Vanaz to Garware has been cleared by the Metro Rail Commissioner in February 2022 to open the route to passengers after completing the inspection. The routes from Vanaz to Garware and PCMC to Fugewadi have got the approval of the Metro Rail Number Commissioner and are 18 km in the distance with 10 metro stations on the routes. According to the officials, they will open soon. The remaining 21 kms of routes will be opened within a year at a stretch. As per the developments, it shows that the Pune metro is off to an amazing start and will be a blessing for the commuters of Pune