PCMC: Govt Approves Pune Metro Route Till Nigdi, 3 More Stations

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Pimpri, February 18, 2021: Maharashtra State Government on Wednesday granted permission to extend the Pune Metro route up to Nigdi.

The route will be called Pimpri-Chinchwad to Nigadi corridor no. 1A and the overall estimate for this project will be Rs 946.73 crores. Out of this, the state government will share the expenses up to Rs 170.3 crores. Earlier the route was from Swargate to PCMC building in Pimpri-Chinchwad. Now it has been increased by 4.45 km till Nigdi with three stations.

This project will be implemented by Maha-Rail corporation and the central government will hold the share of 10 percent. Some amount will be raised as a loan. The proposed overall estimate is about Rs 170.3 crore. The authorities are expecting 4.95 lakh passengers in 2023 on this route.