Pune Metro Line 3 completes milestone of 5000 segments casting

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Pune Metro Line 3 completes milestone of 5000 segments casting

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Pune, December 02, 2023: The work of Pune Metro Line 3 connecting the IT hub of Hinjawadi with the central business district of Shivajinagar has picked up a notable pace. The works in various phases can be seen progressing at a steady pace; as a result, the casting of the 5000th segment of the Hinjawadi-Shivajinagar metro line was completed today (Saturday). 

It is worth mentioning that after the 2000th segment cast at Hinjawadi on 24th April 2022, the developers have managed to complete an additional 3000 segments within just seven months.

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

“The Hinjawadi to Shivajinagar metro line aims to provide an easy, fast, and cheap public transport alternative to the citizens of Pune. The developers are working at full capacity to complete the work of this project within the scheduled time. As a result of this, after the casting of the first-ever segment, we have managed to achieve the milestone of the 5000th segment casting in just sixteen consecutive months; also the erection of 80% of total piers within one and half years of the commencement of work,” informed Alok Kapoor, Chief Executive Officer of Pune IT City Metro Rail Limited.

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