Pune: Pune Metro conducted a trial run from Garware College Metro Station to Civil Court metro station on Friday. The Metro train left the Garware college station at 2.30 pm. After crossing Deccan Station, Chhatrapati Sambhaji Udyan Station, and Pune Municipal Corporation Station (PMC), it reached the Civil Court metro station at 3.10 pm. Civil Court metro station is the interchange station where both the lines of the Pune metro meet. The length of this trial run route was 2.74 km.
“The test was conducted as per the schedule and as per planned objectives. In the next few days, more trial runs will be conducted to check and inspect the working of all the systems,” said spokesperson from MahaMetro.
After the trial run from Garware College Station to Civil Court Station, a similar trial run will be conducted from Phugewadi Station to Civil Court Station soon. The work of Pune Metro stations is going in full swing on both the lines of Pune metro. Once the work on both lines comes to completion, the CMRS inspection will happen. These routes would be opened for citizens after the observations of CMRS are met.
Brijesh Dixit, Managing Director of Maha Metro said, “Today’s (Friday’s) trial from Garware College Station to Civil Court Station is a very important milestone. Civil Court Station is an interchange station connecting both the lines of Pune Metro.
Soon Phugewadi Station to Civil Court Station will be tested and this route will be opened for the public in the next few months.”Metro officials celebrated this milestone with great enthusiasm and greeted the train with cheers upon its arrival at the Civil Court station. Track Department, Viaduct Department, O & M Department, Traction Department, Signal Department, Telecom Department, and Rolling Stock Department were working round the clock for this test.