Everything you need to know about Maharashtra Metro

Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation Limited is a 50:50 joint venture between the Indian government and the Maharashtra government in Nagpur, India. Apart from the Mumbai Metropolitan Region, the present Nagpur Metro Rail Corporation Limited (NMRCL) has been reformed as Maha Metro for the implementation of all Maharashtra kingdom metro projects.

The Metro Railways (Construction of Works) Act, 1978; the Metro Railways (Operation and Maintenance) Act, 2002; and the Railways Act, 1989, as modified from time to time, may all apply to the project. 

Maha Metro’s mission is to build a strong, environmentally friendly metro rail system with inexperienced strength that meets worldwide standards. The Nagpur Metro and the Pune Metro are the two projects that Maha Metro is currently working on. 

Nagpur Metro Rail is a 40.85-kilometer metro hall with 38 stations and depots built by Maha Metro. It is divided into three sections:

Maha Metro’s purpose with the Nagpur Metro mission is to reduce traffic congestion, pollution, street accidents, travel time, and expenditures. The Nagpur Metro became India’s twelfth operational metro system when it commenced operations on March 8, 2019. It is also India’s most environmentally friendly metro line. The north-south corridor will cover 19.658 kilometers and include 18 stops. The east-west corridor will cover 18.557 kilometers and have 20 stops. The Nagpur Metro project is expected to cost over Rs 8,680 crores in total. As part of the Nagpur Metro project, Maha Metro has safeguarded projects like back-and-forth buses, battery-operated vehicles, pedestrian hubs, and bicycle sharing. To cover all metro stations and a total distance of 160 kilometers, 19 feeder routes were identified. These will make it easier for commuters to get access to the metro community and travel to and from their homes and businesses.

In a combined mission with Siemens Financial Services’ Siemens Project Ventures GmbH, Tata Group’s TRIL Urban Transport Pvt Ltd will expand Pune’s 1/3 metro line under the PPP model. To be developed under the SPV ‘Pune IT City Metro Rail Ltd,’ which is India’s first metro project under the new Metro Rail policy. The planned enhanced metro system will run for 23.33 kilometers, connecting Hinjewadi Rajiv Gandhi Infotech Park to Shivajinagar through Balewadi. It may include 23 stations, and the project is expected to be completed in 39 months. Siemens Limited will provide venture management, turnkey electrification, signaling, communications, and depot works as part of the consortium between Siemens AG, Siemens Mobility GmbH, Siemens Limited, and Alstom Transport India Limited that was awarded the contract for the electric and mechanical gadget works for Pune IT City Metro Rail Limited (equipment). Siemens Limited has placed an order for a quantity of over Rs 900 crores.

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