Pune Metro Phase 1 Extension – Information & Update

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Pune Metro’s Phase 1 Extension project in Pune, Maharashtra involves the extension of Pune Metro’s 16.589 km Purple Line, built in Phase 1, from PCMC to Nigdi (Bhakti Shakti) and from Swargate to Katraj.

The project is also referred to as Pune Metro Phase 1A. Its Detailed Project Report (DPR) has not been published online by Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation (MahaMetro).

The project’s 4.52 km northern extension from PCMC to Nigdi with 3 elevated stations was approved was approved by the Central Government’s Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) in October 2023 with an estimated cost of Rs. 910.18 crore.

Its 5.46 km underground southern extension from Swargate to Katraj with 3 underground stations is currently pending approval from the Central Government.

Construction on Phase 1 Extension is expected to start in mid-2024. I expect Phase 1 Extension to be completed and opened no sooner than 2029.

Phase 1 Extension Routes

Purple Line: Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) – Nigdi

  • Length: 4.519 km
  • Type: Elevated
  • Number of Stations: 3
  • Station Names: Chinchwad, Akurdi and Nigdi (Bhakti Shakti)

Purple Line: Swargate – Katraj

  • Length: 5.464 km
  • Type: Underground
  • Number of Stations: 3
  • Station Names: Pushmangal Chowk, Shankar Maharaj Mutt and Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park

Route Map

An official PDF route map for Pune Metro Phase 1 Extension will be added here when available.

Tenders & Contracts

ContractContractor / Status
P1A-Consul-1: Preparation of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Environmental Mitigation Plan (EMP)MITCON Consultancy and Engineering Service Ltd.
P1A-DDC-01: Detailed Design Consultant for 3 elevated stations at Chinchwad, Akurdi and Nigdi, excluding viaduct within station portionsLKT Engineering
P1A-DDC-02: Detailed Design Consultant for architectural and E&M Services and proof checking of Swargate to Katraj CorridorTender Cancelled
P1A-C-01: Construction of elevated viaduct of length 4.519 Kms from CH: (-)1079.899m to CH: (-)5599.298m between PCMC and Nigdi (Bhakti Shakti) Bidding Underway

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Page last updated: January 152023. Have a question or spot an error? Let me know here.