India's deepest metro station to be built at Pune Civil Court
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The city of Pune will soon hold the distinction of having the country's deepest underground metro station.
An overview of the news
Pune's Civil Court interchange station will be 108.59 feet deep with a ceiling of 95 feet.
It will be used as an interchange facility for an underground station on the Pimpri-Chinchwad-Swargate route and one elevated route on Vanaz-Ramwadi route and Hinjewadi-Shivajinagar line.
The metro will be completed in February 2023 and will start in March.
The ceiling of the station will be so high that natural sunlight will fall on the floor of the station. Civil Court Station would be the only station with such a unique feature.
The station is being developed as a commercial complex which will also have a bus station and other facilities.
The station will be so large that 18 escalators will be required to cover it completely.
Seven entry-exit gates will be installed at Pune Metro Civil Court station.
Apart from the railway line, the headquarters of Pune Metro will also be built at the station.
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