Shivaji Nagar metro station to be the first underground metro station

The station's entry/exit is integrated with Shivaji Nagar Railway station, PMPML & MSRTC bus depots, and with Hinjewadi metro line.

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Shivaji Nagar metro station to be the first underground metro station.
Shivaji Nagar metro station to be the first underground metro station.

PUNE (Metro Rail News): The Shivaji Nagar metro station is the first underground metro station to be completed, overall 85% work has been completed. The station is planned with Multi-Modal Integration. The station’s entry/exit is integrated with Shivaji Nagar Railway station, PMPML & MSRTC bus depots, and with Hinjewadi metro line.

Shivaji Nagar underground station is 200 meters away and located under the road connecting Sakhar Sankul to Akashwani Bhavan (AIR). Station-related buildings are coming up at the road level in 200X20 meters area. The road dug up for UG station, will be restored. Maha Metro proposed to give this entire area along with 200X20 meters area the new look and feel of the period of the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj area.
The Facade of the station will depict the prestigious heritage of Shri. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj era- fort, which will align with the name of the station, Shivaji Nagar Metro Station.
The Pedestrian subway network connects the old Mumbai-Pune Highway at Akashwani (AIR) Pune & Shivaji Nagar railway station. The two subways are proposed to increase the reach of the metro station. One of the subways leads towards Shivaji Nagar Railway station and another to interchange entry/egress at Dr.Kapote Junction.
The Shivaji Nagar metro station will have 5 lifts of which 3 lifts have been installed and 12
escalators of which 6 have been installed. The Tunnel Ventilation (TV) & Environmental Control System (ECS) are in the final stage of commissioning.
The road and traffic junctions will be redesigned at Shivaji Nagar with a modern look.

Maha Metro is constructing two metro corridors with a total length of about 30 Km in Pune.
Corridor-1 (North-South Corridor) starts from PCMC to Swargate and corridor-2 (East-West
Corridor) starts from Vanaz to Ramwadi with 24 Elevated and 5 Underground stations. Two
depots are planned for the project, one of them is located near Range Hill and the second is
located at Vanaz station. The underground stretch is part of Corridor-1 and starts from Range Hill Depot towards Swargate. There is a total of Five Underground Stations planned, namely Shivaji Nagar, Civil Court, Budhwar Peth, Mandai, and Swargate.

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