Pune Metro Line 3: First Segment Launched for Double-Decker Viaduct Construction

PMRDA Commences Work of 1.6 km Double-Decker Viaduct

Ongoing work of Pune Metro Line 3.
Ongoing work of Pune Metro Line 3.
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PUNE (Metro Rail News): Pune Metro IT City Metro Rail Ltd. workers initiated the launching of 8.5-meter-wide segments for the construction of a double-decker viaduct on the Pune Metro Line-3 project last week on Ganeshkind Road towards Pune University. The 1.6 km viaduct will connnect Aundh Road and RBI Chowk.

Photo credit: Devesh Shah

The estimated cost of construction is Rs. 570 crores. Pune Metropolitan Region Development Authority (PMRDA) and Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) are sharing the costs.

PMRDA is developing the city’s new Line-3 on a PPP (Public-Private Partnership) mode through a 35-year concession agreement signed with Tata’s TRIL Urban Transport Private Limited and Siemens Project Ventures GmbH.

Photo credit: Devesh Shah

Pune Metro Line-3 (Megapolis Circle—Civil Court) is being built after demolishing two flyovers at the Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) Chowk and E-Square Carnival intersections.

Operator(s): PMRDA (Pune Metropolitan Region Development Authority)

Length of the Metro Line23.3 km (14.5 miles)
Number of Stations23
Line Colour Red
Metro TypeRapid Transit
Estimated Project Completion CostRs. 8,100 crore
Estimated Project Completion DateMarch 2025

Pune Metro, a mass rapid transit system, serves the twin cities of Pune and Pimpri-Chinchwad in India. It comprises three lines with a combined length of 54.14 km. Currently, 24.12 km across two lines are operational, connecting key areas like PCMCSwargate, and more.

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