Soon Metro To Connect Kothrud And Pimpri With Pune Railway Station
Pune, 26th March 2023: Pune Metro’s Phugewadi Station-Civil Court Interchange Station and Garware College Station-Civil Court Interchange Station-Ruby Hall Station routes will soon be opened for passengers.
Managing Director of Mahametro, Dr Brijesh Dixit, said, “The works of Phugewadi to Civil Court Interchange Station and Garware College Station to Ruby Hall Station are almost complete, and passenger services will commence on these routes soon.”
The metro test for Garware Station to Civil Court Interchange Station in Shivajinagar was conducted on 25th November 2022, and the test for Phugewadi Station to Civil Court Interchange Station route was conducted on 31st December 2022. In the coming days, the test will be carried out on the route from Civil Court Interchange Station-Mangalwar Peth (RTO)-Pune Railway Station-Ruby Hall Station. The work on these three routes is almost complete, and after the remaining work is finished in the next eight to ten days, the Railway Safety Commissioner will be called for the CMRS inspection of these routes. Once approved, passenger services on these routes will commence.
The important stations on the route from Civil Court Interchange Station to Ruby Hall Station include Mangalwar Peth (RTO), Pune Railway Station, and Ruby Hall Station. Due to the RTO Office, Pune Railway Station, Ruby Hall, Jehangir Hospital, and Wadia College being connected, it will be convenient for Pune citizens to travel in these areas. The pedestrian bridge of Pune railway station will also be connected to the concourse floor of the metro, making it easier for railway and metro passengers to avail of the services directly, with all railway platforms easily accessible from the metro station.
Mangalwar Peth Station (RTO) is a busy location and is expected to benefit many citizens visiting the RTO offices. This area includes schools and engineering colleges and Naidu Hospital. It is estimated that 3,000-4,000 students travel on this route daily, and they will also benefit from using the metro.