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MahaMetro MD gives presentation on Nashik metro at PMO office

The Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation (Maha Metro) on Wednesday made a presentation at the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) in Delhi about the Nashik Neo Metro project and shared the entire project details.

The Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation (Maha Metro) on Wednesday made a presentation at the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) in Delhi about the Nashik Neo Metro project and shared the entire project details.

Commissioner of Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC) Chandrakant Pulkundwar was also present during the presentation at the PMO in Delhi.

The MahaMetro officials told TOI that Brijesh Dixit, the managing director of MahaMetro, gave a detailed presentation about the Neo Metro project with technical specifications and the detailed project report (DPR).

According to MahaMetro sources, if there are no further queries from the PMO, the DPR will be presented to the Union cabinet for its approval, following which, it will float a tender and the actual works will begin within four months after the tender process is over.

Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman had announced the Nashik Neo metro project while presenting the budget for the financial year 2021-22, making the provision of Rs 2,092 crore for the same.

The project is now awaiting the Union cabinet’s nod. The rubber-tyred AC electric

coaches with a capacity to carry around 300 passengers will ply on two elevated corridors, stretching 32 km in the city.

One elevated corridor with a length of 22 km will stretch from Gangapur to Nashik Road railway station with 19 stations, via Satpur colony, CBS and Dwarka and towards Nashik Road. Another elevated corridor will be of 10 km stretch between Gangapur and Mumbai Naka with 10 stations.

Apart from the two elevated corridors, there will be two feeder routes with a length of 24km. Battery-powered feeder buses will run on the feeder routes and also on the elevated wires.

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