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PUNE METRO RAIL PROJECT NEWS

Pune Metro makes first trial run on Vanaz-Ramwadi route, may open to public by November

July 30, 2021 11:10 pm

Maha-Metro MD hopes to make the metro rail public on a 5-km stretch from Vanaz to Garware College by October-November.

Caller posing as govt secy seeks Metro contracts info, Pune police suspect extortion bid

January 20, 2021 1:44 am

The caller identified himself by name as the 'Secretary of the Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry' with the central government.

Pune Metro work back on track after state govt nod

April 28, 2020 8:58 pm

It was done after the state Irrigation department, based on the directions of the National Green Tribunal (NGT), had directed the removal of debris created due to Metro work to avoid flood-like situation in the city.

Pune Metro fast-tracks work on 11-km stretch to meet December deadline

June 01, 2019 5:31 am

Gautam Birhade, executive director, Pune Metro Rail and in-charge of the Reach 1 and Reach 2 stretch of the metro route, said the stretch from PCMC to Bopodi is 45 per cent complete. The foundation of 317 of the 456 pillars is complete, and 256 pillars and 163 pillar caps are ready, he said.

As Pune tries to manage amid water shortage, Metro project seeks five lakh litres every day

June 01, 2019 5:13 am

The Metro project’s request comes at a time when the tussle over the quota of water drawn by the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC), between the civic body and the state Irrigation Department, has reached the Bombay High Court. While the PMC has said it needs to draw more water to cater to the increasing population in the city, the regulatory authority has repeatedly asked it to slash the amount.

From one end to the other, Corridor 2 of Pune Metro project faces a series of hurdles

December 27, 2017 9:32 am

The proposed Metro depot at Vanaz has been a bone of contention, with various political parties pushing for a memorial of warrior king Shivaji at the same location.

Some cheer for commuters: ‘Metro will run up to Nigdi’

July 10, 2017 7:46 am

“We are in the process of taking up the matter with the state and central governments. And we are hopeful of getting the nod for extension of the Pimpri-Swargate route up to Nigdi in the first phase itself,” Brijesh Dixit said

Pune: Metro delayed, but work to begin this year, says CM Devendra Fadnavis

May 14, 2016 6:30 am

Fadnavis asks Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation to prepare new development plan

PMRDA proposes Metro line from Shivajinagar to Hinjewwadi

August 29, 2015 8:13 am

Of the 21.6 km distance between Shivajinagar and Hinjewadi, only 6 km passes through PMC while the rest passes through PCMC and MIDC areas.

PMC corporators protest approval to Nagpur Metro

August 21, 2014 3:21 am

Congress-NCP corporators say BJP is ignoring the Pune Metro project because the party is not in power in the city.