Date Of Post: 15 Jan, 2018
Pune: The MahaMetro has proposed to extend the Pimpri-Swargate Metro route up to Nigdi & Katraj in the first phase itself. Work is on to create a detailed project report (DPR) for the two extensions.
- “Our consultants have already started work on creating the DPR. They will have to conduct a survey of the topographical, geo-technical and traffic conditions, apart from an environment and social impact analysis. They also have to study the signalling work and rolling stock,” Brijesh Dixit, Managing Director, MahaMetro, said.
- Once the report is ready, it will be submitted to the state government for approval.
- A final approval for the project will come from the union government.
- “Foundation work on 66 pillars is done. Moreover, work on 28 pillars and nine pillars with caps is also complete,” Another official said, talking about the project status.
Recent Updates On Pune Metro-
Jan 11 2018: Second Casting Yard for Pune Metro is developed in Marunji near Bhumkar Chowk. Along with the erection of pillar at Vanaz route segment formation is also started at casting yard.
Jan 10 2018: MoU signed between Dr. Brijesh Dixit, MD MahaMetro, Mrs. Prerna Deshbhratar, Addl Municipal Commissioner(Spl), PMC and Mr Kong Wy Mun, CEO, Singapore Cooperation Enterprise for the Urban Management(Multi-Modal Transport) during a program at Yashada, Pune.
Jan 9 2018: Another Viaduct Segment installed and aligned successfully at Kharalwadi for Reach 1 PCMC-Range Hills
Jan 8 2018: MahaMetro has awarded INR 484 crore contract to Hindustan Construction Company ( HCC ) In JV with AL FARA’A for construction of eight elevated metro rail stations
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