Pune Metro Phase 1 – Information, Route Map, Fares, Tenders & Updates

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31.254 km Pune Metro Phase 1 project’s Detailed Project Report (DPR) with 2 metro lines and 29 stations was prepared & submitted by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation in July 2009, revised in January 2013, August 2014, and finally once again in November 2015 to reflect current prices.

Although the State Government approved the project in 2012, it had run into red tape, politics and opposition from local NGOs & activists over its mostly elevated nature. The project received a final approval from the Union Government’s Cabinet on December 7, 2016.

  • Pune Metro’s Current Deadline: 2021
  • My Completion Estimate: mid-2023

In January 2017, Nagpur Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. (NMRCL) was renamed to Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. (Maha-Metro) to execute Pune Metro’s Phase 1 project.

Construction on Pune Metro Phase 1’s 9.25 km first section (PCMC – Range Hills) of Line-1 commenced in August 2017. This section is expected to be operational in 2021 while the entire Phase 1 is expected to open up in 2023.

System Specifications

  • Top Speed: 80 kmph
  • Average Speed: 34 kmph
  • Track Gauge: Standard Gauge – 1435 mm
  • Electrification: 25 kV, 50 Hz AC OHE
  • Signalling: Communications-based Train Control (CBTC)

Key Figures

Operational: 0 km | Under Construction: 31.254 km

  • Estimated Daily Ridership: 6 lakh in 2027
  • Rolling Stock: 104 coaches (26 train-sets x 4) to be supplied by Titagarh Wagons

Pune Metro Phase 1 Lines (Under Construction)

Line-1 (Purple Line): Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) – Swargate

  • Length: 16.589 km
  • Type: Elevated & Underground
  • Elevated: PCMC – Range Hills Ramp: 11.570 km, 9 stations
  • Underground: Range Hills Ramp – Swargate: 5.019 km, 6 stations
  • Depot: Range Hills (13.27 hectares)
  • Number of Stations: 14
  • Station Names: PCMC, Tukaram Nagar, Bhosari, Kasarwadi, Fugewadi, Dapodi, Bopodi, Khadki, Range Hill, Shivaji Nagar, Civil Court, Budhwar Peth, Mandai, Swargate

Line-2 (Aqua Line): Vanaz – Ramwadi

  • Length: 14.665 km
  • Type: Elevated
  • Depot: Kothrud (12 hectares)
  • Number of Stations: 16
  • Station Names: Vanaz, Anand Nagar, Ideal Colony, Nal Stop, Garware College, Deccan Gymkhana, Sambhaji Park, PMC, Civil Court, Mangalwar Peth, Pune Railway Station, Ruby Clinic, Bund Garden, Yerawada, Kalyani Nagar, Ramwadi

Pune Metro Phase 1 Route Map

The embedded map below shows the location of all stations for Phase 1 (exact) and Line-3 (tentative), and can be zoomed into!

An official PDF route map of Pune Metro will be added here when available.

Phase 1 Project Overview Video

Pune Metro Phase 1 Status (April 2021)

Video shows Purple Line’s PCMC – Civil Court section (13 kms)

Video shows current status of Purple Line’s Civil Court – Swargate underground section

Video shows current status of Aqua Line’s Vanaz – Civil Court (7 km) section

Pune Metro Fares (Ticket Prices)

Pune Metro’s fare structure, prices and rules have not been announced yet. That will be done closer to the start of operations. Maha-Metro plans to use the latest technologies for its automatic fare collection (AFC) system to allow QR codes and Near Field Communication (NFC) phones to utilize the system.

Pune Metro Tenders

Latest Pune Metro (Maha-Metro) tender notices can be viewed on Maha-Metro’s website. News on these notices, their bidders, awarded tenders and contracts are covered in further detail on the news & construction page.

Pune Metro Phase 1’s Contractors

Contract Contractor
General Consultant (GC) SYSTRA-AECOM-EGIS-RITES JV
Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Environmental Mitigation Plan (EMP) RITES
Social Impact Assessment (SIA) Study and Social Management Implementation plan, rehabilitation & resettlement (RR policy) plan M/s Centre for Market Research & Social Development Pvt. Ltd. and M/s Manavadhikar Samajik Manch
Detailed Design Consultant for 9 elevated stations between PCMC – Range Hills for Line-1 AYESA Ingenieria y Arquitectura, S.A.U (Ayesa)
Detailed Design Consultant for 12 elevated stations between Vanaz  – Ramwadi for Line-2 LKT Engineering Consultants Ltd. & Architect Hafeez Contractor
PCMC – Range Hills
(10.795 km viaduct’s construction for Line-1)
NCC Ltd.
Vanaz – Civil Court
(7.150 km viaduct’s
construction for Line-2)
NCC Ltd.
PCMC – Range Hills
(9 elevated stations’ construction for Line-1)
HCC – Al Fara’a JV
Vanaz – Civil Court
(8 elevated stations’ construction for Line-2)
HCC – Al Fara’a JV
P1UGC-01: Range Hills Ramp – Budhwar Peth (2.5 km tunnels and 2 stations’s construction for Line-1) Gulermak – TPL Pune JV
P1UGC-02: Budhwar Peth  – Swargate (1.83 km tunnels and 3 stations’ construction for Line-1) Gulermak – TPL Pune JV
P1UG-04: Construction of TBM shafts at Agriculture College & Swargate, and Swargate Station J Kumar Infraprojects
Civil Court – Ramwadi
(7.657 km viaduct’s construction for Line-2)
J Kumar Infraprojects
25KV Flexible Overhead Catenary system (OCS / OHE) with 22/25 KV RSS/TSS for Priority Section (PCMC – Phugewadi) of Line-1 Bright Power Projects (India) Pvt. Ltd.
Signalling & Train Control System of Phase 1 Alstom Transport India Limited and Alstom Transport S A
Ramwadi – Mangalwarpeth
(7 elevated stations’ construction for Line-2)
AFCONS – SPCPL
25KV Flexible & Rigid Overhead Catenary System (OCS / OHE) and sectioning posts for rest of Phase 1 Alstom Transport India Limited and Alstom Transport SA
Construction of maintenance depots at Range Hills & Vanaz URC Construction (URCC) Pvt. Ltd.
Receiving cum auxiliary main cum traction substations including high voltage cabling from grid substation, 33 KV cable network, ASS & SCADA system Sterling & Wilson Pvt. Ltd
Standard gauge track at Range Hills Depot and Reach-1 (PCMC – Range Hills) Apurvakriti Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd
Standard gauge track at Vanaz Depot and Reach-2 (Vanaz – Civil Court) Apurvakriti Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd
Design, supply, testing & commissioning of 104 coaches (34 train-sets of 3 coaches) Titagarh Wagons Limited and Titagarh Firema S.p.A.
Elevators & Escalators – Lot 1 Johnson Lifts Private Limited
Elevators & Escalators – Lot 2 Schindler India Pvt Ltd and Schindler (China) Elevator Company Ltd.
Line-1’s Tunnel Ventilation System (TVS), TVS-SCADA, Environmental Control System (ECS), ECS and E&M SCADA, LV Power System Sterling and Wilson Pvt. Ltd.
Telecommunication System Honeywell Automation India Ltd.
EMV Based Open Loop Automated Fare Collection (AFC system) HDFC Bank Limited – Asis Elektronik ve Bilisim Sistemleri A.S. – Paycraft Solutions Private Limited
Machinery and Plants for 2 rolling stock depots at Range Hills and Vanaz URC – Swastik Overseas – Fabryka Obrabiarek Rafamet – Bertolotti Rail S.R.L. JV
Fabrication, supply and installation of signage and graphics for 9 stations (PCMC – Dapodi) on Line-1 and 4 stations (Vanaz – Garware College) on Line-2 Satin Neo Dimensions Private Limited.
Supply of 3000 MT 60E1 (UIC 60) , 1080 Grade Head Hardened (HH) Rails M/s Jindal Steel & Power Ltd.
Supply of 6000 MT 60E1 (UIC 60) , 1080 Grade Head Hardened (HH) Rails Mitsui & Co., Ltd
Design, manufacturing and supply of Standard Gauge 60E1 (UIC 60) Turnouts Voestalpine VAE VKN India Pvt. Ltd.
X-Ray Baggage Scanners, Door Frame Metal Detectors (DFMC), Hand Held Metal Detectors (HHMD) at 30 stations Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL)

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