PUNE (Metro Rail News): On 25th November 2022, Pune Metro conducted a trial run from Garware College Metro Station to Civil Court Metro Station. The Metro train left the Garware college station at 2.30 pm. After crossing Deccan Station, Chhatrapati Sambhaji Udyan Station, and Pune Municipal Corporation Station (PMC), it reached the Civil Courts metro station at 3.10. Civil Court metro station is the interchange station where both the lines of the Pune metro meet. The length of this trial run route was 2.74 km.
Metro officials celebrated this milestone with great enthusiasm and greeted the train with cheers upon its arrival at the Civil Court station. Track Department, Viaduct Department, O & M Department, Traction Department, Signal Department, Telecom Department, and Rolling Stock Department worked round the clock for this test. On 25th November test was conducted per the schedule and planned objectives. In the next few days, more trial runs will be conducted to check and inspect the systems’ working.
After the trial run from Garware College Station to Civil Court Station, a similar trial run will soon be conducted from Phugewadi Station to Civil Court Station. The work of Pune Metro stations is going in full swing on both lines of the Pune metro. Once the work on both lines comes to completion, the CMRS inspection will happen. These routes would be opened for citizens after the observations of CMRS are met.
On this occasion, the Managing Director of Maha Metro, Dr Brijesh Dixit, said, “Today’s trial from Garware College Station to Civil Court Station is a very important milestone. Civil Court Station is an interchange station connecting both lines of the Pune Metro. Soon Phugewadi Station to Civil Court Station will be tested, and this route will be opened for the public in the next few months.”