bengaluru metro

Karnataka HC halts tree felling for Metro work

The High Court on Wednesday issued an interim order staying the felling and translocation of trees for Metro rail projects in the city.

published on : 11th June 2020

Metro may zip again in Bengaluru from Monday

“We are waiting for the new orders regarding the regulations to be followed after May 31,” he said.

published on : 29th May 2020

Metro workers demand to be sent home, caned in Bengaluru's Bommanahhalli

When the workers, who had gathered at a colony near the construction site, started throwing stones and damaging vehicles parked on the premises, the police resorted to a mild lathi-charge.

published on : 4th May 2020

Covid-19: No Bengaluru Metro on Sunday, kids and elderly to be barred

Metro trains will henceforth carry only 150 passengers in a train with those above 60 and children below 10 not allowed. Standing inside trains is also prohibited.

published on : 21st March 2020

Bengaluru metro worker falls to his death while installing escalator at Pattanagere metro station

The release stated that he was carrying out chipping work for the escalator shaft at the concourse level and fell to the ground around 11 am.

published on : 28th February 2020

BMRCL extends deadline to receive public responses on Comprehensive Mobility Plan to January 20

The original deadline was January 6 and there were voices raised in many quarters that the time given to respond to it was insufficient.

published on : 6th January 2020

Commuters want all trains to have six coaches on Green Line: Survey

And the results showed that about 92 per cent of the respondents use the Green Line and about 98 per cent of them wanted the number of coaches to be increased.

published on : 17th December 2019

Bengaluru: Two more Green Line trains to have six coaches

From Monday onwards, two more three-car trains on the Green Line will run with six coaches.

published on : 2nd December 2019

Bengaluru Metro starts 81 mins late, riders hit

Metro commuters who had planned a relaxed Sunday morning ride on the Purple Line suffered a rude jolt when they reached their stations only to learn that trains were not running.

published on : 2nd December 2019

Bengaluru metro stops running for 81 mins on Baiyappanahalli-MG road stretch

This is the first stretch of Metro in the city flagged off on October 20, 2011, and has been shut down a few times in the past for maintenance work.

published on : 1st December 2019

Metro on green line halts midway

An official release said the train departed from Mahakavi Kuvempu Road at 10.15 am and emergency brakes got applied at 10.16 am.

published on : 5th November 2019

Six-car Metro coach’s maiden run likely in June first week 

Passenger carrying capacity to double to 1,950 passengers; crucial tests to ensure passenger as well as train safety currently under way.

published on : 19th May 2018

Bengaluru Metro services on Purple line hit due to snag for 30 minutes

The technical problem did not allow trains headed towards Baiyappanahalli from the city to turn back as a result of which trains had to turn back at Indiranagar.

published on : 7th May 2018

15 lakh will use Metro daily after Phase 2  is completed: Chief Minister Siddaramiah

Chief Minister Siddaramiah said that the Bengaluru Metro Rail Project team has placed before the people of Bengaluru a world class Metro rail service.

published on : 18th June 2017

Bengaluru's Metro Full Phase-I inaugurated by President; commercial run starts tomorrow

With the commissioning of the full 42.3-km stretch, the number of Metro users is expected to rise from 1.9 lakh to nearly 5 lakh.

published on : 17th June 2017