Metro: Green line to operate from April 2017

Trial run along parts of the Southern line, which will connect National College, Basavangudi to Puttenhalli will be held around November 18, he said.

Published: 04th November 2016 02:27 PM  |   Last Updated: 04th November 2016 02:30 PM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

BENGALURU: The Green Line of Namma Metro - connecting Nagansandra in
the North and Puttenahalli in South Bengaluru will be operational only in April 2017. However, all works at Kempegowda Metro Station in Majestic will be completed in the next 55 days, according to P S Kharola, managing director of Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (BMRCL).

Trial run along parts of the Southern line, which will connect National College, Basavangudi to Puttenhalli will be held around November 18, he said.

Namma Metro will run a train with a frequency of 4 minutes during peak hours beginning this Monday (November 7). This will be implemented from 9.10 am to 9.58 am on the Purple line connecting Baiyappanahalli and Mysore Road.

During the evening peak hours between 5 - 8 pm, trains will run every 6 minutes, he said.

He was briefing the media during an event organised at Kempe Gowda Metro station to mark the launch of 'Namma Metro' app on Friday.

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