200th pier of Hinjewadi Metro erected in record time of 8 months near Baner

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Pune, December 01, 2022: The overall work of the Pune Metro Line 3 project connecting the IT hub of Hinjewadi with the central hub of Shivajinagar has gained a definite pace across several sections now. The work of construction of piers is also going on vigorously on this route and today (Thursday) morning, the double century of the construction of the Puneri Metro piers was achieved. This 200th pier (viaduct+station) of Metro Line 3 has been erected near the Krushi Anusandhan, Baner which is also the proposed station number 17 of the Pune Metro Line 3.

The notable part is developers have managed to achieve this milestone of erecting the 200 piers within the record time of eight months after commencing the pier erection work in March 2022.

The work of Pune Metro Line 3 on the Hinjewadi to Shivajinagar route has been jointly undertaken by Tata Group and PMRDA on the basis of the Public Private Partnership (PPP) and Tata Group has established Pune IT City Metro Rail Limited as a special purpose vehicle (SPV) company for its implementation.

It is worth mentioning that the progress of the PMRDA-governed Pune Metro Line 3 is on a full spree. And the notable part is that after erecting the 100th pier on 27 September 2022; the developers have managed to complete the erection of another 100 piers within the timeframe of just two months.

The Pune Metro Line 3 piers having a circular shape with a diameter of 2000 mm are very special in nature. These piers are being made to be fully compliant with the design parameters of the metro rail system. Also, they strictly follow all construction safety parameters as mentioned in the design and construction manual of the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS). Pune IT City Metro Rail Limited has ensured that the safety standards are vigilantly followed.

The construction of the metro between Hinjewadi and Shivajinagar will provide easy, convenient, and affordable public transport options. It is the policy of the Tata Group not to compromise on quality and safety in all phases of the project, which was undertaken for the convenience of the citizens.

About Pune Metro line 3:

The Pune Metro line III is a ~23 Km elevated Metro rail project connecting the IT hub of Hinjawadi to the Central business district of Shivajinagar.

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