Pune Metro : PMRDA signs agreement with consortium of Tata and Siemens for Pune Metro Line 3 (Hinjawadi to Shivajinagar)

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Pune, September 21, 2019 : Pune Metropolitan Region Development Authority (PMRDA) is implementing Pune Metro Line 3 (Hinjawadi to Shivajinagar) Project on Public Private Partnership and have today signed the Concession Agreement with the Consortium of TRIL Urban Transport (a subsidiary of Tata Realty and Infrastructure Limited) and Siemens Project Ventures GMBH (a subsidiary of Siemens Financial Services). The project is being developed on Design, Build, Finance, Operate and Transfer (DBFOT) mode with initial Concession Period of 35 years.

During a special ceremony held in Pune, on behalf of PMRDA, Metropolitan Commissioner Vikram Kumar signed this important agreement. Officers from the state government, PMRDA, Tata and Siemens were present during this event. The state-of-the-art 23.3 kms metro corridor would offer commuters an efficient mode of transport, ease of travel, considerable reduction in travel time between Hinjawadi to Shivajinagar, seamless door to door comfort, among many other benefits.

Vikram Kumar, Metropolitan Commissioner, PMRDA, said: “Project will be completed within three years from Appointed date and utmost care is being taken to ensure minimal impact on vehicular movement during the project construction phase. PMRDA in coordination with the Concessionaire Tata and Siemens, other government bodies and local bodies have already planned alternate routes and diversions. We have started the land acquisition in Maan village for Metro Car Depot and there are 23 proposed stations. Development of Metro Line 3 project has acted as a major catalyst towards attaining the vision of establishing the Authority. This Metro project will help save time in covering the distance between Hinjawadi and Shivajinagar. Moreover, this project will reduce the number of private vehicles on the road, thus helping to reduce carbon emission and pollution. In addition to Metro Projects, PMRDA is undertaking other major infrastructure projects such as Pune Mumbai Hyperloop, Ring Road which are important for regional connectivity and overall development of the region.”

Banmali Agrawala, president – Infrastructure, Defense and Aerospace, Tata Sons, said, “Infrastructure is the key to a country’s growth and progress. We support the government’s initiatives to improve the quality of life of people through a sustainable and efficient transportation network. Pune is one of the most vibrant cities in the country and is a part of the Smart Cities Mission. We are confident that the Metro Line 3 will significantly improve infrastructure in Pune and make local commute faster and smoother for the people. We sincerely thank PMRDA for speedy design and project development of Pune Metro Line 3. ”

Sunil Mathur, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Siemens Ltd., said, “We are pleased to partner with the PMRDA in this prestigious Metro project which will positively impact the quality of life in Pune. Together with the Tata Group, we are providing an end-to-end solution for a state-of-the-art Metro system which will facilitate ease of commuting in Pune.”

Stations on route from Shivajinagar court to Hinjwadi :
PMR 1 – Maan
PMR 2 – Quadron
PMR 3 – Dohler
PMR 4 – Infosys Phase 2
PMR 5 – Wipro Technology Phase 2
PMR 6 – Paal India
PMR 7 – Shivaji Chowk Hinjawadi
PMR 8 – Courtyard Marriott
PMR 9 – Wakad Chowk
PMR 10 – Balewadi Stadium
PMR 12 – Ramnagar
PMR 13 – Balewadi High Street
PMR 14 – Balewadi Phata
PMR 15 – Baner Gaon
PMR 16 – Baner
PMR 17 – Krushi Anusandhan
PMR 18 – Yashada / Sakalnagar
PMR 19 – Savitribai Phule Pune University
PMR 20 – RBI
PMR 21 – Agriculture College
PMR 22 – Shivajinagar
PMR 23 – Civil Court