The Phase-2 of the Namma Metro project has reportedly received Rs 10.12 billion. The 2019-20 budget allocated Rs 18.28 billion for the South Western Railway, which is nearly 20 per cent more as compared to the previous year.
The North-South corridor covers a distance of 24.2 km distance and connects some major hubs. Phase-I project cost currently stands at Rs 13,805 crore, an increase by Rs 2,000 crore. While the initial deadline of Phase-I was of December 2012, it has continued the trend of postponing its latest deadline to April 2017.
Land would not be acquired for property development by the Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation (BMRCL) while executing Namma Metro Phase 2. Land acquisition would be restricted for lands required for viaduct and stations alone.
In Bangalore, the much-awaited upgrade of roads along the Namma Metro stretch from Anil Kumble Circle on MG Road to Baiyappanahalli could take place very soon. The project cost is estimated at Rs 114 crore. For this, multi-agencies coordinated effort is said to be essential in addition to the Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation (BMRCL). The upgrade involves a complete overhaul of the roads and underground utilities, installation of permanent UG ducts for storm water, electric cables, sewage, OFCs,
From June 10, Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation (BMRC) may begin full-speed trials on the Peenya-Sriramapuram stretch of Namma Metro. The trial is aimed at testing track strength and distance brake systems of the rakes by running it up to its full speed of 80 kmph. This was supposed to be the second stretch of Namma Metro to become functional and it will have 10 statio