Shivajinagar, Pune

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शिवाजी नगर, पुणे
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Pune
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 411 005
Vehicle registration MH-12
Coastline 0 kilometres (0 mi)


Before 1750, Shivajinagar was known as Bhambvade later British changed it to Bhamburde. This village is traditionally owned by Bahirat-Patil (बहिरट-पाटील). During 1717 due to some financial reasons Bahirat Patil sold their half Patilki to Shirole. Shivajinagar is an area in the heart of Pune city. This is the most important area of the city as the district court (Pune), Pune Municipal Corporation, College of Engineering (Pune), Agricultural College (Pune),[1] Shivaji preparatory military school[2] etc. are located in this area. The bus stand at Shivajinagar connects the city to destinations in the state of Maharashtra. Shivajinagar Railway Station is an important station for the suburban railway traffic of Pune. Resorts like the Pride Hotel and Ashish Plaza are located in this area. Ferguson College,[3] Deccan Education Society, Marathwada Mitramandal's College's[4]are well known colleges in Pune city and are also located in this area. Shivajinagar is well connected to the city by local PMPML buses. This area marks the origin of Shivaji road which links this region to Swargate via Shaniwarwada and JM road & FC road which link to Deccan Gymkhana. This area also has roads like the Ambedkar road (University road) which links Pune Railway Station area to Pune University and Aundh via Shivajinagar and The Mumbai - Pune old hnational highway begins from SHivajinagar which links Pune Railway Station area via Shivajinagar, Khadki, Pimpri, Chinchwad, and Nigdi and Dehu Road.

Shivajinagar Bus Stand[edit]

Further information: Shivajinagar Bus Stand
Shivaji nagar bus stand,Pune,India

This bus stand connects Pune to Mumbai, Nagpur, Nashik, Aurangabad, Panvel, Ahmednagar, Satara, Solapur, Kopargaon, Shirdi, Dhule, Akola, Kolhapur, Sangli, Manmad, Malegaon, Yavatmal etc. Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) is running luxurious AC buses between Shivajinagar bus stand (Pune) to Dadar (Mumbai). Buses to other states like Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Goa and Andhra Pradesh also operate from this bus stand.

Shivajinagar Railway Station[edit]

Further information: Shivajinagar Station
Shivajinagar Railway Station

This is a small station with two platforms. This is a major halt for suburban trains of Pune. The station is also halt for trains from Mumbai to Pune Junction. This station is important because this is the nearest railway station to Pune's Session Court and many important building like the College of Engineering, PMC building etc. Trains which halt on this station generally halt for 2 to 3 minutes. The old Mumbai - Pune national highway is to the backside of this station. This Station is just 2 km away from Pune Railway Station.

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

  1. Shivajinagar bus stand Time Table
  2. Shivajinagar, Pune
  3. Shivajinagar Railway Station


  1. ^ [1],College of Agriculture, Pune.
  3. ^ [3],Fergusson College
  4. ^ [4], MMCOE - Home