Pune-Nasik Semi High-Speed Double Line Rail project

Detailed Project Report (DPR) prepared by MRIDCL (Maharashtra Rail Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited) has been approved by Railway Board for construction of Semi High Speed Double Line project between Pune and Nashik stations.

The trains will run at a speed of 200KMPH in the starting phase and 250KMPH in the future. The details of the project are tabulated below.

1Length of the project235.15KM
2Speed of the Train200kmph in first phase and 250kmph in second phase.
3Time Taken to travel between Pune and Nashik2 hours
4Cost of the ProjectApprox 13800 Cr
5Executing AgencyMRIDCL
6Which Districts of Maharastra it will passPune, Ahmednagar, Nashik
7Industrial areas Located on the RouteChakan, Chinnar, Satpur, Alandi, Khed, Manchar, Narayangaon
8No of stations on the route24
9No of Tunnels on the route18
10Expected Completion1200 days after awarding contract.

The Pune and Nashik cities are growing cities of Maharashtra and contribute 18% of Maharashtra population and contribute 19 percent in the state’s GDP. This corridor will also connect the pilgrimage centers of Shridi Sai Temple, Trimbakeshwar Pemple, Bhimashankar Temple, Alandi.