Metro to Bangalore Airport: Preparatory work begins on Bellary Highway

Contractor will begin full work in a month or two: BMRCL Managing Director

Contractor will begin full work in a month or two: BMRCL Managing Director

Metro hyperlink to Kempegowda Worldwide Airport (KIA) has began taking form with Bangalore Metro Rail Company Restricted (BMRCL) endeavor the preliminary work of the formidable undertaking.

The contractor of the elevated metro undertaking, partially barricading the service street of the Nationwide Freeway (Bellary Highway) connecting the airport, has put in heavy machines to do the work at many locations.

Anjum Parvez, Managing Director of BMRCL mentioned
Hindu That in a month or two the contractor will begin the work utterly. “Preliminary work is happening. In the meantime, the contractor is engaged on organising labor camps, casting yards and so on. Machines and assets are additionally being mobilized for the work.”

Below Part 2A and B of the Metro undertaking, BMRCL is establishing the ORR-Airport line from Central Silk Board to KIA through KR Puram, Nagawara and Hebbal. The Part 2A of the undertaking from Central Silk Board has already began on Outer Ring Highway from KR Puram to Trumpet (as much as KIA border). BMRCL is implementing this undertaking in three packages.

The gap between the 2 factors is 38 km. Bangalore Worldwide Airport Restricted (BIAL) will assemble a metro line inside its premises for an extension of two km which is able to embrace building of two metro stations as per the design permitted by BMRCL.

Mr Parvez mentioned that originally building work can be performed in these areas the place there can be no have to take away bushes. “The undertaking can be accelerated within the part the place bushes are usually not coming in the best way of alignment. The service street on the airport street is one such part the place tree elimination will not be required to start out the undertaking,” he defined.

BMRCL had recognized 2.21 lakh sq. meters of land for the undertaking, of which 2.10 lakh sq. metres. The land was acquired and handed over to the Engineering Part. Out of 23 acres of land required for Shettigere depot, 18 acres of land was transferred by the state authorities to BMRCL, and the remaining 5 acres of land is below litigation and is pending earlier than the particular deputy commissioner of Bengaluru city district for disposal.

From Hebbal to Trumpet, BMRCL is utilizing 97,000 sqm of land which was initially acquired by NHAI for prime velocity rail hyperlink. The land was handed over to BMRCL two years in the past. A metro line can be constructed parallel to the expressway on this part. BMRCL has set 2024 because the deadline for completion of the undertaking.

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