Namma Metro

Namma Metro sets record, sees 8.25 lakh ridership

When its operations ended for the day around midnight on Independence Day, Namma Metro had touched a historic high of 8,25,190 riders on Monday.

published on : 17th August 2022

Soon, techies can walk from ITPL Metro station to office

Thousands of staffers working at firms dotting the International Tech Park Bangalore (IT PB) campus in Whitefield will now have a major incentive to use the Namma Metro for commuting.

published on : 29th July 2022

Chinese firm retains contract for 216 Namma Metro coaches

BMRCL was on the verge of terminating the contract.

published on : 21st July 2022

Bulk renting of shops in Namma Metro stations to begin soon

Contract options for six months, 1 year and up to 3 years will be there.

published on : 15th July 2022

Unhappy with Namma Metro? Air grievances on new website

In its new website, launched on Tuesday evening, Namma Metro has the ‘grievances’ section for commuters.

published on : 1st June 2022

Infosys Metro station to get green tag 

Roofing modelled on airports, massive space for commercial ventures  

published on : 31st May 2022

Namma Metro’s Airport Line work encounters pipeline hurdle

This stretch (Package-3) is part of the 37-km Phase-2B Line between KR Puram and KIA.

published on : 28th May 2022

BMRCL to run indigenously built trains soon

First indigenously built coaches of Namma Metro have been recently given the green signal to be inducted into operations by the Railway Board.

published on : 25th May 2022

Namma Metro’s Lavi restarts tunnelling work after repair

Namma Metro’s Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) `Lavi’ commenced its eight-month journey from MG Road to Vellara Junction on Friday.

published on : 14th May 2022

Metro work: Loss of trees minimal at All Saints 

 After years of protests and resistance, there will be minimal damage to All Saints Church’s ‘sacred grove’ with Namma Metro construction to change route yet again.

published on : 3rd May 2022

Stone-throwing at Metro trains causes concern

No commuter injured so far; BMRCL pulls out trains following such incidents; each window glass costs Rs 10,000

published on : 14th March 2022

Fire breaks out at Namma Metro construction site

An accidental fire broke out at Bamboo Bazar near Shivajinagar on Saturday evening, gutting construction material at the Metro site.

published on : 13th March 2022

TBM ‘Avni’ tunnels below existing Namma Metro line, crosses Cauvery Junction

“The idea was also to ensure minimum inconvenience to the public by barricading only a small portion,” he added.

published on : 10th March 2022

Clinics, food courts to come up at six Namma Metro stations soon

Outlets set up earlier had to shut due to high costs, low patronage 

published on : 3rd March 2022

Signal clash? Metal sheath for suburban rail section, Namma Metro to roll above

This is in light of an Indian Institute of Science study that recommended it, so that both transport networks can co-exist at the same location. 

published on : 19th February 2022

RV Road-Bommasandra Metro line to be opened in two phases

A 260-tonne launch girder had slipped on October 24 last year at BTM Layout, bringing work to a halt at the Double Decker flyover at the Jayadeva Interchange station.

published on : 16th February 2022

Namma Metro: Tunnel Boring Machine Varada starts work on parallel line

On reaching Langford Station after eight months of tunnelling, it was dismantled and transported by road to Vellara again to be relaunched for another line.

published on : 29th January 2022

Only Bangalore Metro passengers will be frisked at Baiyappanahalli station

Inside the station, temporary barricades have come up to ensure only those who board Metro trains are subject to frisking.

published on : 31st December 2021

Namma Metro gets nod to add 7 new trains

Trains were run empty as well as with sand bags weighing up to 360 tonnes during the trial runs.

published on : 7th December 2021

BMRCL confers Kannadiga of the year award to Kumbara Veerabhadrappa but masks forgotten

Shockingly, barring a few, most Metro officials even on stage had forgotten to don the face mask in Covid time, photos of the event shared by BMRCL to the media reve.

published on : 29th November 2021
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