Pune Metro Line-3 Update: Alstom successfully delivers the first metro train

Pune Metro Line-3, in a forward looking development, gets its first metro train delivered by Alstom, a global leader in smart and sustainable mobility. The train is manufactured at its state-of-the-art facility in Sricity, Andhra Pradesh, and has an operational speed of 85 km/h.

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Alstom, global leader in smart and sustainable mobility, has recently delivered the first Metropolis metro train for the Pune Metro Line 3 project, from its world-class manufacturing facility in Sricity (Andhra Pradesh). These 100% Made-in-India manufactured trains have an operation speed of 85 km/h, connecting Hinjewadi’s IT hub with Shivajinagar’s central business district, in the second largest city in Maharashtra.

What is Pune Metro Line-3:

  • The Pune Metro Line 3 is a 23 Km elevated metro rail project connecting the IT hub of Hinjawadi to the Central business district of Shivajinagar.
  • The work has been jointly undertaken by Tata Group and PMRDA based on the Public Private Partnership (PPP).
  • Tata Group has established Pune IT City Metro Rail Limited as a special purpose vehicle (SPV) company to build this corridor with 23 stations.

MD Stated:

Mr. Olivier Loison, Managing Director – Alstom India said, “We are thrilled to be contributing to this prestigious project by Tata Group. We are confident that our locally manufactured technologically advanced Metropolis metro trains will play a key role in enhancing the quality of life of the citizens and the overall development of the city. At Alstom, we focus on developing sustainable products and solutions that stand the test of time by operating efficiently for decades to come.”


  • In 2021, a joint venture between Alstom India, TRIL Urban Transport Private Limited (a Tata Group Company) and Siemens Project Ventures GmbH (subsidiary of Siemens Financial Services) under Public Private Partnership Route (PPP) was awarded the contract by Pune Metropolitan Region Development Authority to provide the rolling stock, electrical and mechanical system works for this elevated metro line.
  • The Project would be developed & operated on a Design, build, finance, operate & transfer (DBFOT) basis. As a part of this contract, Alstom is manufacturing 22 Metropolis train sets of three cars each that can carry 1,000 passengers per train.


The delivery of its first train by Alstom will give a quick head start to the ambitious Pune Metro Line-3. The development is a further testament of the success of the “Make in India” initiative and the potential of the private sector’s role in betterment of railways.

Source: Alstom – Press Release | Image Credit: Alstom

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