CM Yediyurappa fixes deadlines for Bengaluru Metro’s ORR line and Airport Line

The deadlines are June 2025 for the much awaited Outer Ring Road line and September 2025 for the Airport Line. The Metropolitan Planning Committee gave the green signal for both these projects.

published on : 11th May 2021

BMRCL books 231 cases, collects Rs 58K fine in 5 days 

The move to book violators was started on March 24. “However, initially we mostly warned commuters and booked very few cases.

published on : 12th April 2021

BMRCL objects to Hebbal flyover plan, work halted 

Wants change in alignment; Metro airport line to run at second level of flyover  

published on : 7th April 2021

HC: Will govt have private body review Namma Metro terms?

‘Incumbent officer hasn’t applied mind in checking BMRCL-Govt MoU; Seek help from IIT, IIM to assess compliance’

published on : 23rd March 2021

BMRCL terminates contract with firm for non-performance

However, the contract with Simplex Infrastructures for Phase-I's Reach-3 extension continues.

published on : 6th February 2021

Hiring ‘disparity’ in BMRCL, Sringeri gangrape rock Council

Kannadiga workers were being harassed in BMRCL and there was disparity in the hiring process, MLC Kantharaj alleged in the Legislative Council on Thursday.

published on : 5th February 2021

Metro Airport line may be cleared by March: BMRCL

Deadline for crucial project June 2025, says Managing Director

published on : 2nd February 2021

BMRCL wants seating cap on Metro trains lifted 

Presently, commuters can sit on 150 seats in every Metro train instead of the 300-seating capacity previously permitted.

published on : 29th January 2021

Thanks to students getting on board Bengaluru Metro, ridership improves

The newly launched extension line of Green Line is expected to boost ridership in the coming days.

published on : 18th January 2021

HC: State, BMRCL should act as public trustees on tree axing

A division bench of Chief Justice Abhay Shreeniwas Oka and Justice S Vishwajith Shetty passed the order after hearing the PIL filed by Dattatreya T Devare and Bangalore Environment Trust.

published on : 10th December 2020

Shops inside Namma Metro stations seek help to reopen

Although Namma Metro resumed its services two months ago, none of the shops inside the Metro stations are willing to reopen unless concessions on rent are offered to them.

published on : 20th November 2020

Bengaluru Metro employees’ union gives strike call from June 4

For the third time within three months, the Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited Employees Union (BMREU) has given a call to stop Metro train operations. 

published on : 19th May 2018

Metro commuters travel smart using 15 percent discount on journeys

BMRCL had increased the top up offered on the cards from Rs 1,500 to Rs 3,000 for the cards from February 2018 so that office goers can top up just once a month. ​

published on : 17th May 2018

BMRCL to save Rs 1 crore monthly, no fare revision on the cards

The energy bills now stand to be reduced to Rs 4.51 crore per month from Rs 5.52 crore.

published on : 15th May 2018

BMRCL chief asks Centre to notify Metro as essential service

The state government had already brought the Bangalore Metro Rail Service under its ESMA through a notification on March 12, shortly before the first call for indefinite strike was given last month.

published on : 25th April 2018
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