BMRCL will spend Rs 800 crore for infra for two Metro stations to airport, line will be ready by December 2024
Giving details of the proposed Metro stations, a senior official said that final two stations would run to about 6 kms.
Demands for compensation by civic utility agencies BESCOM and BWSSB have allegedly brought work to a standstill here
Problems due to tunnelling, which is carried out over 60 feet below the ground, have plagued work on the Bengaluru Metro
BMRCL sources that a mega function with the participation of Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai is likely to be held within a week to mark its final step.
BMRCL cites poor patronage for long gaps
Although never meant to be a part of the Phase 2 Metro extension plan, residents of West Bengaluru’s Challaghatta are lucky to get a seat on the Metro wagon.
The honour was cherished by the 88 staffers, including two women, who got on board. The inaugural train chugged away at 10.30 am steered by women train operators B Gowthami and Smitha M Revanakar.
An interesting mix of passengers were on board the first train from Kengeri both on the onward and return trip.
He submitted a memorandum to Union Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri, who inaugurated the extended Bengaluru Metro line between Nayandahalli and Kengeri on Sunday.
To a query on Metro Third Phase, Parwez said it was still in the Detailed Project Report stage.
B R Narasimhan, a quality engineer at Hindustan Unilever Limited, who resides at Magadi Road, reached Nayandahalli in his car.
At a function got up at Kengeri Bus Terminal Metro station after the first train ride, Bommai said the 72.1 km Phase-2 project would be completed by 2024.
It was never meant to be a part of the Mysuru Road-Kengeri Line but land issues near the Kengeri Satellite Bus Stand for a Metro depot turned out to be an advantage for residents here
Integration of Metro and Railway stations along Kengeri line crucial to make inter-district travellers benefit
Contractors working across the stations were confident about being able to finish the works on time.