Pune Metro Line 3 to activate third rail electrification from June 20

Pune Metro Line 3 to activate third rail electrification from June 20

Pune Metro Line 3 to activate third rail electrification from June 20

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Pune, June 18, 2024: The adoption of the Third Rail System for the PMRDA promoted Pune Metro Line 3 project aka ‘Puneri Metro’ represents a significant leap forward in sustainable and reliable urban transportation. As the overall work of Puneri Metro has gained a significant pace, the developers are now implementing the electrification for the metro line 3. The 33,000 V, 50 Hz AC power cable and 750 V, DC third rail traction system will be activated from Thursday, 20th June 2024 at Hinjawadi.

All citizens and personnel are informed that the power supply system will be operational from the specified date. Unauthorised persons are strictly prohibited from approaching or working near the electrified areas to ensure safety.

The work of Pune Metro Line 3 on the Hinjewadi to Shivajinagar route has been jointly undertaken by Tata Group and PMRDA based on 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.

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Line: Pune Metro Line 3 (Pink Line)

Date of Electrification: 20.06.2024


33 kV ASS and TSS including 33 kV cable

750 VDC third rail traction system including 750 VDC cable of the test track

750 VDC stinger system of IBL-1 at Hinjewadi Depot

Safety First

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. The authorities have made an appeal to all individuals to adhere strictly to the safety guidelines and avoid any unauthorised access to the electrified areas, as citizens’ cooperation is crucial for a safe and efficient operation of the Puneri Metro.

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. It is a Public Private Partnership (PPP) project awarded by the Pune Metropolitan Region Development Authority (PMRDA) to a consortium consisting of Tata Group’s TRIL Urban Transport Private Limited (TUTPL) and Siemens Project Ventures GmbH. The Project would be developed & operated on a Design, build, finance, operate & transfer (DBFOT) basis by a special purpose vehicle (SPV), Pune IT City Metro Rail Limited (PITCMRL) for a Concession Period of 35 years including the construction period.