Pune Metro Line 3 Completes the Erection of 2000 Segments in Just Nine Months

The developers met Hon. Deputy Chief Minister to discuss the project update.

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PITCMRL with DCM
PITCMRL with DCM

PUNE(Metro Rail News): The work of Pune Metro Line 3, which connects the IT hub of Hinjewadi with the central business district of Shivajinagar, has picked up a notable pace.

The works in various phases can be seen progressing at a steady pace; as a result, the erection of the 2000th segment of the Hinjewadi-Shivajinagar metro line was completed today. 

Pune Metropolitan Region Development Authority (PMRDA) has taken on the construction of Pune Metro Line 3 on the Hinjewadi to Shivajinagar route as a Public Private Partnership (PPP) project, and the Tata Group has established Pune IT City Metro Rail Limited to be a Special Purpose Company (SPC) for its implementation.

sThe senior officials of Pune IT City Metro Rail Limited met with the Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra State, Hon’ble Shri. Devendra Fadnavis before the work and discussed Several matters related to Pune Metro Line 3 along with the overall progress of this work was also reviewed during this meeting.

Alok Kapoor, Chief Executive Officer of Pune IT City Metro Rail Limited informed that,”The Hinjewadi to Shivajinagar metro line aims to provide an easy, fast, and cheap public transport alternative to the citizens of Pune. The developers are working at full capacity to complete the work of this Project within the scheduled time. As a result of this, we have managed to achieve the construction of two thousand segments in just nine months and the erection of 50% of total piers within one year of the commencement of work,” informed 

 “We are working towards providing a better experience to the citizens while travelling by metro on the Hinjewadi-Shivajinagar route. Especially while designing the metro stations as well as the interiors of the trains, we are making designs by studying the passenger-centric mindset (‘think like a customer approach’).

Since its inception, Pune Metro Line 3 has been getting great cooperation from Punekar citizens, and we are deeply grateful to them for their continued support,” said Neha Pandit, Business Head and Director, Pune IT City Metro Rail Limited.

 About Pune Metro Line 3:

The 23 km elevated Pune Metro Line III project runs from the central business district of Shivajinagar to the Hinjawadi IT cluster. The Pune Metropolitan Region Development Authority (PMRDA) awarded the Public Private Partnership (PPP) project to a group made up of Siemens Project Ventures GmbH and Tata Group’s TRIL Urban Transport Private Limited (TUTPL). For a Concession time of 35 years, including the building time, the Project would be constructed and operated on a Design, build, finance, operate, and transfer (DBFOT) basis by a Special purpose vehicle (SPV), Pune IT City Metro Rail Limited or PITCMRL.

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