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Blog Entry# 3115117
Posted: Feb 17 (14:24)

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Feb 17 (14:22)   KA Govt Approves Preparation of DPR for Bangalore Metro’s Phase 3

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While presenting Karnataka’s 2018-19 budget yesterday, the state’s Chief Minister Siddaramaiah mentioned that the Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (BMRCL) has been authorized to start preparing a detailed project report (DPR) for the city’s Phase 3 metro project, which in its current state is being claimed to be 105.55 km long.
Back in 2016, the BMRCL had prepared the project’s pre-feasibility report and identified the following corridors coincidentally totaling 105 km –
1. Nagawara – Airport (23 km)
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Carmelaram – Yelahanka (32 km)
3. Marathahalli – Hosakerehalli (21 km)
4. Silkboard – KR Puram – Hebbal (29 km)
From the above lines, #1 (Nagawara – Airport) and a section of #4 (Silkboard – KR Puram) were in 2017 fast-tracked and approved by the state cabinet for construction under Phase 2B and Phase 2A respectively.
After the CM’s announcement yesterday, the BMRCL’s new MD identified some of Phase 3’s potential routes to the TOI. None of the above mentioned lines, which pass through the city’s urban core, have made the list below. My notes are in parentheses.
1. JP Nagar to KR Puram via Hebbal (Line-5/ORR Line extension)
2. Magadi Road Toll Gate to Kadabagere (new line)
3. Gottigere to Basavapura (Line-4 extension)
4. R K Hegde Nagar to Aerospace Park (new line)
5. Kogilu Cross to Rajanukunte (new line)
6. Bommasandra to Attibele (Line-3 extension)
7. Iblur to Carmelaram (new line)
Here’s a map displaying the above routes in a very crude manner just to give you an idea of what’s on the table –
Key for map below: Phase 1 | Phase 2 | Phase 2A | Phase 2B | Phase 3
The DPR will either be prepared by BMRCL’s in-house team (like recent DPRs for Phase 2A and Phase 2B) or will be contracted out to an engineering/consulting firm as done in the past for Phase 1 and Phase 2. The report is expected to take more than a year to get drafted, shared with other stakeholders, reworked and finalized before being presented to the state government for its cabinet’s approval – sometime in 2019 or 2020.
Until then, all of the above lines mentioned are contenders for inclusion and may be included either in the way described above or with changes depending on traffic studies, topographic studies and political pressure. The 105.55 km figure being thrown around will definitely go up or down. Hopefully some of the shorter potential new lines (#4, #5, #7) will be discarded and replaced by the older lines (identified in the pre-feasibility report) for connecting existing old neighborhoods to form a dense network of lines within the city.

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