December 2, 2022


Anjum Parwez, Managing Director, Bangalore Metro Rail Company Ltd. (BMRCL) says trial run is scheduled for September and the road can be opened for public by the year-end 

Anjum Parwez, Managing Director, Bangalore Metro Rail Company Ltd. (BMRCL) says trial run is scheduled for September and the road can be opened for public by the year-end 

As soon as the Baiyappanahalli–Whitefield line opens for business operations, Namma Metro providers of Bengaluru will obtain a further ridership of two.5 lakh to three lakh, it’s estimated.

Anjum Parwez, Managing Director, Bangalore Metro Rail Company Ltd. (BMRCL), informed The Hindu that patronage for the providers will considerably rise as soon as the Whitefield line turns into operational as the road will profit 1000’s of staff working within the IT hall.

“To expedite the pending works, we’ve got shifted our human assets on this line. Works on depot at Kadugodi goes at full swing and all of the crucial elements required for operations of prepare providers can be accomplished as early as doable. We’re concentrating on for the opening of the road by year-end,” the official mentioned.

BMRCL additionally requires a variety of new coaches to run trains on the road. Mr. Parvez mentioned the trial run on the prolonged Purple Line will begin in September and by the top of the 12 months, the road can be opened to the general public.

He added that to facilitate opening of the road, the Baiyappanahalli–Whitefield line is a part of ongoing Section II mission of Namma Metro. The 15-km line has 13 metro stations and a depot at Kadugodi unfold over 44 acres. The metro stations on the hall embrace Ok.R. Puram, Hoodi junction, Kadugodi, and Whitefield.

Motorists utilizing Whitefield Highway and enduring site visitors snarls for years, in the course of the building of the metro elevated hall, could quickly heave a sigh of aid. The development of the works began in 2016 and has missed a number of deadlines.

The hurdles that delayed opening of the road together with modifications within the metro alignment close to Tin Manufacturing unit space, delay in acquisition of land required for the mission, together with Kadugodi depot, pandemic, and others.

After the Russia-Ukraine conflict, the development works have been affected by scarcity of high-grade metal within the home market. Mr. Parwez mentioned that the scarcity impacted the works for over a month, however now the contractors are getting the required provide.

As soon as the prolonged Purple Line turns into operational within the japanese facet of town, the individuals can journey from Kengeri to Whitefield. In August, BMRCL had opened the prolonged Purple Line from Mysuru Highway station to Kengeri.

The official mentioned that after the Whitefield line, the Yellow Line from R.V. Highway to Bommasandra line can be opened to the general public by mid-next 12 months.



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