Opening of Whitefield line prone to profit 3 lakh Bengaluru commuters


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

As soon as the Baiyappanahalli–Whitefield line opens for industrial operations, Namma Metro companies 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), advised The Hindu that patronage for the companies 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 have now shifted our human sources on this line. Works on depot at Kadugodi goes at full swing and all of the essential elements required for operations of practice companies might 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 quite a few 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 yr, the road might be opened to the general public.

He added that to facilitate opening of the road, the Baiyappanahalli–Whitefield line is a part of ongoing Part II undertaking 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 embody 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, might 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 adjustments within the metro alignment close to Tin Manufacturing facility space, delay in acquisition of land required for the undertaking, together with Kadugodi depot, pandemic, and others.

After the Russia-Ukraine struggle, the development works had 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 aspect of town, the folks 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 might be opened to the general public by mid-next yr.



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