Bengaluru, India (City Transport Information): Bangalore Metro Rail Company Restricted (BMRCL) Managing Director Anjum Parvez stated that the entire community of Bangalore Metro shall be expanded from 56 kms to 170 kms and its each day ridership is predicted to extend to 17 lakhs by 2024.
Presently, Bangalore Metro is carrying 3.3-3.5 lakh passengers each day. Nevertheless, earlier than the pandemic, it was round 5 lakh.
Elaborating on the standing of the metro corridors, he stated, “Challaghatta station (2 km Kengeri-Challaghatta extension) shall be prepared by September 2022 and the three km part of Nagasandra-Bangalore Worldwide Exhibition Middle (Madawara) shall be operational by October-November 2022. Might be accomplished. .
The 2 corridors of the Bangalore Metro below development specifically Byappanahalli-Whitefield (15 km) and RV Highway-Bommasandra (Electronics Metropolis) (19 km) are scheduled for December 2022. Work on the whole 21 km Kalena Agrahara-Nagwara hall shall be accomplished by 2024. ,” He added.
“Each Whitefield Metro and Electronics Metropolis Metro are transferring quick. In reality, we have now resolved all of the land acquisition and felling of bushes between Byappanahalli and KR Puram,” he stated. The Outer Ring Highway (Central Silk Board- KR Puram) and Airport (KR Puram-Kempegowda Worldwide Airport) traces are additionally on observe. “We’re assured of assembly the 2024 deadline for each these corridors,” Parvez stated.
He stated with the completion of the Byappanahalli-Whitefield and ORR-Airport metros, the each day ridership would improve to over 17 lakh by 2024.
In Might 2021, BMRCL awarded work order to Afcons Infrastructure Restricted for the development of Central Silk Board – Kodibasanahalli (Package deal 1), Sankaranarayanan Development (SNC) obtained the contract for the remaining Kodibasanahalli- KR Puram (Package deal 2). In November, BMRCL awarded the contract for all three civil development packages from KR Puram to KIA to Nagarjuna Development Firm (NCC) in November.
The work on the 3-km Nagasandra-BIEC part, which began in 2017 and was to be accomplished by mid-2019, is but to be accomplished primarily on account of land acquisition points.
“There isn’t a query of delay within the ORR-Airport hall. We now have no case of land acquisition. Many of the land is acquired and handed over to contractors. We now have bought a positive order from the Excessive Court docket on felling of bushes. We additionally managed to get NOC from Authorities Flying Coaching Faculty, Jakkur for the work,” Parvez stated.