bengaluru metro

190 days later, Bengaluru Metro's tunnel boring machine set to achieve breakthrough

The Chinese-made machine is boring underground along with 8 other TBMs to build a 13.8-km underground corridor for the Nagawara-Kalena Agrahara Line of Phase-II.

published on : 29th June 2022

First foundation structure readied for a station on Bengaluru Metro's Airport Line

The cap is laid over six piles, which are concrete foundation members that run 25 metres below the ground and nearly 200 pile caps will be put in place in the 17 stations of this 37-km Phase-2B line.

published on : 26th June 2022

BMRCL customer satisfaction survey for improved travel experience 

It included questions like if the public were satisfied with the present timings of the train, the customer care service, the accessibility to the stations, the cleanliness of the stations etc.

published on : 21st April 2022

Sale of Metro tokens, cards surges along Mysuru Rd Extn due to electrical issue on railway line

Over 2,000 passengers on board the Chamundi Express (Train no. 16215) and the Mysuru-KSR Bengaluru MEMU (Train no. 06256) were impacted

published on : 22nd March 2022

Bengaluru Metro Phase II to aim at daily 17K ridership

Responding to a question on the 37-km line between Sarjapur and Hebbal announced by the CM in the state budget, the MD said, “For every 10 km of network, we carry 1.5 lakh people.

published on : 12th March 2022

Bengaluru Metro's first vinyl-wrapped train flagged off to mark 75 years of Independence

A senior official stressed that the joy of gazing outside the huge glass window when travelling by the Metro would not be impacted in any manner

published on : 11th March 2022

Bengaluru's Challaghatta Metro station to be ready by August 2022

On August 29 last year, the Baiyappanahalli-Mysuru Road line expanded its operations by an additional 7.5 km up to Kengeri.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Resting pods, greenery on Banashankari skywalk  

The skywalk will help in smooth vehicular flow, safe access for pedestrians, and space for street vendors.

published on : 10th January 2022

Bengaluru Metro collects Rs 1 crore fine for not wearing masks properly in stations and trains

A fine of Rs 250 is levied for every violation with checks intensified within trains from New Year due to the surge in Covid cases in the city.  

published on : 6th January 2022

Bangalore Metro revises timings for weekends, increases Covid checks

"The last Metro train will be at 9 pm from all terminal stations. This will be effective till the curfew is in force," the release said. 

published on : 6th January 2022

Nandi Infrastructure Corridor Enterprise delays Bengaluru Metro's Green Line extension

A senior BMRCL official said that work on 630 metres of the line had been held up for some months due to this issue.

published on : 3rd January 2022

Land owners suffer as Bengaluru Metropolitan Region Development Authority rule blocks their sites

An outdated Bengaluru Metropolitan Region Development Authority (BMRDA) guideline has led to many plot owners suffering all over Bengaluru even after it was reversed.

published on : 3rd January 2022

Bengaluru's Anchepalya metro row nears solution as road plan okayed 

Anchepalya residents had demanded a realignment of the line for a Metro station closer to their area and often obstructed work.

published on : 27th December 2021

Bengaluru Metro to launch 'Trip Tickets' next year with fixed number of trips for any distance

Trip tickets will be similar in appearance to Metro cards and have a fixed number of trips permitted on it, say 25 or 50 or 100, for which advance payment is collected

published on : 22nd December 2021

Bengaluru Metro: Three months after its breakthrough, Urja to restart tunnelling on another stretch

This stretch will involve 907 metres of boring between Cantonment Metro station and Pottery Town which would take atleast 6 months for completion.

published on : 21st December 2021
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