Workers from Pune IT City Metro Rail Ltd. (PITCMRL) on Friday launched the first box segment in Hinjawadi for the viaduct of Pune Metro’s 23.3 km Line-3 which will connect Megapolis Circle with Civil Court in Shivajinagar.
The 1st segment weighing 46 MT was cast at Tathewada in February 2022. It’s 8.5m wide and was placed at a height of 11m between Hinjewadi Stations number 1 and 2 located near Helipad Circle.
The city’s new Line-3 with 23 elevated stations is being developed by PMRDA on PPP mode through a 35 year concession agreement signed with Tata’s TRIL Urban Transport Private Limited and Siemens Project Ventures GmbH (TRIL UTPL + SPVG).
Tata Projects Ltd (TPL) is responsible for the line’s civil construction work and its workers in February began tying rebar for piers at multiple sites in Hinjawadi and opposite E-Square near Pune University.
As shared earlier – by back of the hand calculations, I estimate approximately 7200-7500 segments being cast for this new line’s superstructure.
Just last week, NCC completed launching the final of approximately 2600 segments for Pune Metro Line-2’s Reach 2 – see pics and details.
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