Pune Metro Phase I: Project Information, Cost, Contractors and System Details

Sangeeta Singh Posted on: 2022-01-25 12:36:00 Viewer: 342 Comments: 0 Country: India City: Pune

Pune Metro Phase I:  Project Information, Cost, Contractors and System Details

Purple Line will run from PCMC Bhavan in Pimpri to Swargate. The 16.59-km line will be elevated till Range Hills with 9 stations and will further go underground up to Swargate with 5 stations. This route will go via Nashik Phata, Khadki and Shivajinagar.The maintenance depot for this line will be located near the Range Hills station on the land acquired from the College of Agriculture.

Project Summary

  • Project Name: Pune Metro Rail Project
  • Operator: Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation Limited (Maha Metro)
  • Project Type: Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS)
  • Project Cost: INR 24,773 Crore 
  • Total Phases/Lines: 1 (3 Lines)
  • Total Network: 85.484 km
  • Completion Target: 2021
  • Status: Under Construction


Line 1: PCMC -  Fugewadi

  • Total Length: 7:00 km
  • Total Stations: 5 Stations
  • Station Names: Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC), Sant Tukaram Nagar, Bhosari, Kasarwadi, Fugewadi.
  • Depot: Range Hills

Line 2: Vanaz - Garware College

  • Total Length: 5 km
  • Total Stations: 5 Stations
  • Station Names: Vanaz, Anand Nagar, Ideal Colony, Nal Stop, Garware College.
  • Depot: Vanaz

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Under Construction

Line 1: Chinchwad - PCMC - Swargate - Katraj

  • Total Length: 20.48 km 
  • Total Stations: 16
  • Station Names: Chinchwad, Akurdi, Nigdi, Dapodi, Bopodi, Khadki, Range Hill, Shivajinagar, ASI, PMC, Budhwar Peth, Mandai, Swargate, Gultekdi Market Yard, Saibaba Nagar and Katraj.
  • Depot: Range Hills

Line 2: Vanaz - Ramwadi

  • Total Length: 10.315 km
  • Total Stations: 11
  • Station Names:  Deccan Gymkhana, Sambhaji Park, PMC, Civil Court, Mangalwar Peth, Pune Railway Station, Ruby Clinic, Bund Garden, Yerawada, Kalyani Nagar, Ramwadi.
  • Depot: Vanaz

Line 3: Hinjawadi - Shivajinagar

  • Project Cost: Rs 8,100.00 Crore
  • Total Length: 23.33 km
  • Total Stations: 23 (All Elevated)
  • Station Names: Megapolis Circle, Quadran, Dohler, Infosys Phase II, Wipro Phase II, Pall India,  Shivaji Chowk, Hinjewadi, Wakad Chowk, Balewadi Stadium, NICMAR, Ram Nagar, Laxmi Nagar, Balewadi Phata, Baner Gaon, Baner, Krushi Anusadhan, Sakal Nagar, University, RB.I, Agriculture College and Shivaji Nagar.
  • Depot: Maan Village

Future Expansion

Line-3 Extn: Shivaji Nagar – Kadam Wakwasti (18 km)

Line 4: Swargate – Pul Gate (3 km)

Project Cost & Funding:

Phase   Project Cost    Funding By
 Phase-I    24,773 Crore   Govt. of India, Govt. of Maharshtra, EIB (€600m)

Technical Information

  • Design Speed: NA
  • Average speed: 33 kmph
  • Track Gauge: Standard Gauge 1435 mm
  • Electrification: 25KV 50 Hv Ac overhead
  • Signalling System: Communications-based Train Control (CBTC)
  • Rolling stock:  NA

Major Contracts

Package   Contractors   Work Description
 1.   SYSTRA-AECOM-EGIS-RITES JV   General Consultant (GC)
 2.   RITES   Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Environmental Mitigation Plan (EMP)
 3.   Centre for Market Research & Social Development Pvt. Ltd. and Manavadhikar Samajik Manch   Social Impact Assessment (SIA) Study and Social Management Implementation plan, rehabilitation & resettlement (RR policy) plan
 4.   AYESA Ingenieria y Arquitectura, S.A.U (Ayesa)   Detailed Design Consultant for 9 elevated stations between PCMC – Range Hills for Line-1
 5.   LKT Engineering Consultants Ltd. & Architect Hafeez Contractor   Detailed Design Consultant for 12 elevated stations between Vanaz  – Ramwadi for Line-2
 6.   NCC Ltd.   PCMC – Range Hills (10.795 km viaduct’s construction for Line-1), Vanaz – Civil Court (7.150 km viaduct’s construction for Line-2)
 7.   HCC – Al Fara’a JV   PCMC – Range Hills (9 elevated stations’ construction for Line-1) & Vanaz – Civil Court (8 elevated stations’ construction for Line-2)
 8. P1UGC-01 & P1UGC-02   Gulermak – TPL Pune JV   Range Hills Ramp – Budhwar Peth (2.5 km tunnels and 2 stations’s construction for Line-1) & Budhwar Peth  – Swargate (1.83 km tunnels and 3 stations’ construction for Line-1)
9. P1UG-04   J Kumar Infraprojects   Construction of TBM shafts at Agriculture College & Swargate, and Swargate Station
 10.   J Kumar Infraprojects   Civil Court – Ramwadi (7.657 km viaduct’s construction for Line-2)
 11.   Bright Power Projects (India) Pvt. Ltd.   25KV Flexible Overhead Catenary system (OCS / OHE) with 22/25 KV RSS/TSS for Priority Section (PCMC – Phugewadi) of Line-1
 12.   Alstom Transport India Limited and Alstom Transport S A   Signalling & Train Control System of Phase 1 & 25KV Flexible & Rigid Overhead Catenary System (OCS / OHE) and sectioning posts for rest of Phase 1
 13.   AFCONS – SPCPL   Ramwadi – Mangalwarpeth
(7 elevated stations’ construction for Line-2)
 14.   URC Construction (URCC) Pvt. Ltd.   Construction of maintenance depots at Range Hills & Vanaz
 15.   Sterling & Wilson Pvt. Ltd   Receiving cum auxiliary main cum traction substations including high voltage cabling from grid substation, 33 KV cable network, ASS & SCADA system
 16.   Apurvakriti Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd   Standard gauge track at Range Hills Depot and Reach-1 (PCMC – Range Hills) & Standard gauge track at Vanaz Depot and Reach-2 (Vanaz – Civil Court)
 17.   Titagarh Wagons Limited and Titagarh Firema S.p.A.   Design, supply, testing & commissioning of 104 coaches (34 train-sets of 3 coaches)
 18.   Johnson Lifts Private Limited   Elevators & Escalators – Lot 1
 19.   Schindler India Pvt Ltd and Schindler (China) Elevator Company Ltd.   Elevators & Escalators – Lot 2
 20.   Sterling and Wilson Pvt. Ltd.   Line-1’s Tunnel Ventilation System (TVS), TVS-SCADA, Environmental Control System (ECS), ECS and E&M SCADA, LV Power System
 21.   Honeywell Automation India Ltd.   Telecommunication System
 22.   HDFC Bank Limited – Asis Elektronik ve Bilisim Sistemleri A.S. – Paycraft Solutions Private Limited   EMV Based Open Loop Automated Fare Collection (AFC system)
 23.   URC – Swastik Overseas – Fabryka Obrabiarek Rafamet – Bertolotti Rail S.R.L. JV   Machinery and Plants for 2 rolling stock depots at Range Hills and Vanaz
 24.   Satin Neo Dimensions Private Limited   Fabrication, supply and installation of signage and graphics for 9 stations (PCMC – Dapodi) on Line-1 and 4 stations (Vanaz – Garware College) on Line-2
 25.   Jindal Steel & Power Ltd.   Supply of 3000 MT 60E1 (UIC 60) , 1080 Grade Head Hardened (HH) Rails
 26.   Mitsui & Co., Ltd.   Supply of 6000 MT 60E1 (UIC 60) , 1080 Grade Head Hardened (HH) Rails
 27.   Voestalpine VAE VKN India Pvt. Ltd.   Design, manufacturing and supply of Standard Gauge 60E1 (UIC 60) Turnouts


  Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL)   X-Ray Baggage Scanners, Door Frame Metal Detectors (DFMC), Hand Held Metal Detectors (HHMD) at 30 stations

Progress So Far

  • 2021 July: Trial run from Vanaz to Ramwadi was successful
  • 2022 March: 5 Km route from Vanaz to Garware College was opened for commuters.

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