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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