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News Entry# 72969
May 15 2012 (10:47)  Push govt to speed up Metro work: N Sivasailam (
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BANGALORE : Namma Metro is after all Nimma Metro , Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (BMRC) managing director N Sivasailam said on Monday , while asking citizens to chip in to speed up the implementation of the city's ambitious mass rapid transit system project .There's a needfor industrialists , industry bodies and citizens to bring pressure on the government and other agencies to speed up work , Sivasailam told a meeting called by Rotary Club.Underlining the need for speedy completion of the project , he said Namma Metro was essential to free the city from traffic chaos .
Majestic Bottleneck
assured Rotarians that all the remaining corridors - northern , southern and western - will be operational by June-end 2013 . But construction of Majestic station will be delayed by more than 3-4 months as a result of which trains passing through the station won't stop there , he added . He added that of the two tunnel boring machines , one has started operations from Central College station to Vidhana Soudha . The other is expected to launch in 15 days .
Help Clear Hurdles
Sivasailam listed Metro's differences with South Western Railways ,litigation with Wakf Boardover land acquisition near Minsk Square and delay in shifting of BR Ambedkar's statue in front of Vidhana Soudha as the hurdles to speedy completion of the project .
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