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Bangalore Metro First Phase Details
Sep 25 2011 (7:06AM)
News Entry# 39926 Metro edges on in east; focus on rest
Posted by: rdb*^ Added by: rdb*^ Sep 25 2011 (7:07AM)
The long-felt need of metro rail for the bustling capital is all set to be realised soon. Of the total length of 42.30 km in the first phase, the work on Reach-1 from Byappanahalli to MG Road is ready for commercial operation.The benefit of the mass transport project could be reaped in full only after the tracks extend in all the four directions from Majestic and Vidhana Soudha. According to Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited, Metro will be operational on all the reaches by March 2013 .Reaches 3, 3A and 3B extending from Swastik Circle to Yeshwantpur and to Hesaraghatta Cross are expected to become operational by December 2012. The first underground section (UG-1) from Swastik to KR Road entrance; second underground stretch (UG-2) from Minsk Square to Magadi Road entrance; Reach-2 from Magadi Road to Nayandahalli and Reaches 4, 4A on KR Road-South End Circle-Banashankari-Puttenahalli route are expected to be completed by...