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Tuesday, December 01, 2020

Pune Metro


Pune Metro launches contest to name its travel card, wants ‘identity’ linked to city

October 31, 2020 10:58 am

The Metro is planning to launch its travel card as a “common mobility card” for Pune City, which will be accepted by other modes of travel as well.

Pune Metro achieves 'breakthrough' of constructing 1.6-km underground tunnel

September 29, 2020 1:32 pm

“The tunnel breakthrough was achieved in the underground section at the north end of Civil Court interchange station. This signifies completion of tunneling of the Range Hill-Shivaji Nagar-Civil Court stretch,” read a press statement of the Pune Metro rail.

Ajit Pawar loosens purse strings for Pune: New metro routes, sports university, push for Ring Road plan

March 07, 2020 1:05 pm

The budget was tabled in the Legislative Assembly by state Finance Minister Ajit Pawar, who is also the guardian minister of Pune district. Pawar announced several infrastructure projects in the city, as well as a renewed push for the existing ones.

Pune metro stations to have pay-for-use footover bridges for pedestrians

February 07, 2020 8:13 am

Each station will also have notice boards, electronic display, passenger information system, CCTV facilities and an automatic fare collection system, so that passengers don’t have to wait at the ticket counter.

Pune: Tunnel Boring Machines mean big revenue for power utility

January 26, 2020 3:56 am

In the first month of operations, when just one machine was fully operational, it consumed about 2.8 lakh units of power generating a bill of Rs 45 lakh for the power utility.

Explained: In Pune’s underground, how giant machines are paving the way for Metro trains

January 13, 2020 7:24 am

Four tunnel-boring machines, which will construct two parallel tunnels between the two locations, are expected to finish the tunnelling work within two years. The Indian Express explains how the machines function.

Trial run successful, Pune Metro passes first test with flying colours

January 12, 2020 4:40 pm

A few days ago, Maha-Metro had received two trains, with three coaches each, from Nagpur for the trial run. They were inducted and placed on the tracks.

First time on the tracks: Pune Metro set for trial run today

January 10, 2020 8:07 am

The trial run is expected to take two to three months, after which commercial runs are likely to start on a 5-km stretch in the city.

Pune Metro Corridor 1: From Shivaji Maharaj to Shaniwar Wada, all get pride of place

January 06, 2020 6:08 am

“Pune Metro identifies itself with Pune’s famed spirit of unity and communal harmony and its bubbly character. The exterior design and colour reflects Pune’s key spots, culture, confidence and lush greenery,” said Maha Metro MD Brijesh Dixit.

Pune Metro trial run gets on track, commercial run in 3 months’ time

January 01, 2020 12:45 pm

Trial run being conducted from Sant Tukaram Nagar-Vallabhnagar area to Phugewadi