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Bangalore Metro Phase-I to be completed by December 2013

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 26, 2012, 18:16

Karnataka Government on Tuesday said it was aiming to complete the Phase-I of the metro rail project in the city by December next year and has begun talks with Centre for taking up the second phase of the mass rapid transport system to ease traffic congestion in the IT capital.

BMRCL,ADB sign USD 250 M agreement for Bangalore metro project

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 27, 2012, 22:05

The metro project comprises two corridors with track length of 42.3 km. Part of the east-west corridor of 18.1 km between Baiyappanahalli and M G Road became operational in October last year.

Bangalore Metro to float tax-free bonds to raise money

Last Updated: Friday, February 10, 2012, 18:40

In a first for Metro transport sector in the country, the Bangalore Metro Rail corporation Limited (BMRCL) is set to issue tax-free 'Metro' bonds to raise money for its expansion.

Bangalore`s "Namma Metro" inaugurated

Last Updated: Thursday, October 20, 2011, 08:24

Union Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath inaugurated the service which will open to public from 4 pm Thursday.

Bangalore’s Diwali gift ready – ‘Namma Metro’

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 18, 2011, 13:48

The Bangalore metro rail ‘Namma Metro’ is ready for action starting October 20.

HUDCO offers Rs 700 cr loan assistance for Bangalore Metro

Last Updated: Saturday, October 01, 2011, 21:01

Public sector Housing and Urban Development Corporation (HUDCO) has come forward to extend a Rs 700 crore loan for Bangalore's 'Namm Metro' project.

Karnataka CM invites PM to inaugurate Metro rail

Last Updated: Monday, September 26, 2011, 15:33

Karnataka CM DV Sadananda Gowda has invited PM Manmohan Singh to inaugurate the commercial operations "Namma Metro" here.

‘Metro could be Deepavali gift to Bangaloreans’

Last Updated: Saturday, September 24, 2011, 15:25

The much-awaited Bangalore Metro Rail could be a `Deepavali` gift to the people of the city, Karnataka CM D V Sadananda Gowda said on Saturday.

CISF surveys Bangalore metro for Delhi-like security measures

Last Updated: Monday, March 07, 2011, 23:22

The CISF, which guards the Delhi Metro network in the national capital, is undertaking a survey of the Bangalore Metro for possible security measures to be implemented.

Karnataka okays second phase of Bangalore Metro

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 10, 2010, 10:02

The Karnataka government late Tuesday approved the second phase of the Bangalore Metro project (51 km) at a cost of a whopping Rs.14,774 crore (Rs.147.74 billion).